first_imgAs many as 1.7 lakh tourists have visited Bhaderwah thisAs many as 1.7 lakh tourists have visited Bhaderwah this year, including pilgrims who come to pay obeisance at Kailash Kund and Mani Mesh Yatra.Emphasising upon completion of ongoing projects, Sayeed also set a deadline of March 15, 2016 for the completion of additional accommodation at Tourist Complex at Teligarh.He also asked Chief Secretary to fast-track clearance of 1.25 acres of land in next meeting of the Forest Advisory Committee for creation of wayside amenities and food courts at Bhal Padri and Padri, popularly known as Gateway of Chamba.On development of Seoj Meadow, he directed Tourism Department to carry out a feasibility survey for developing slopes for skiing.Sayeed also directed Tourism Department to focus on diversifying leisure activities by offering tented accommodation, paragliding, skiing and water sports in several scenic locations to draw visitors.During his address at the Bhaderwah Festival, the CM extended his heart-felt greetings to the people on the auspicious occasion of Dussehra.Assuring that his government will not discriminate against any region or community, Sayeed said nobody will harbour a sense of injustice and deprivation as he hailed the multicultural ethos of the state. PTI Corr TSS AB HUlast_img