The Sindhu Darshan festival is celebrated every year on the banks of river Sindhu or Indus,one of the longest rivers of the world.The three days festival is celebrated in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir.The festival aims to promote the river Sindhu as a symbol of India’s unity and communal harmony.The festival is equally important for tourism prospect also.
Time to Celebrate:
Sindhu Darshan festival is held from 1st June to 3rd June every year
Sindhu Darshan festival can be considered as the gateway of Indian origin.It is the main symbol of the identity and civilisation of the country.Sindhu is among those river valleys of the world who have played an important role in the development of civilisations.The festival of Sindhu Darshan is purely a promotional campaign towards our historical attractions and culture which includes series of various functions and rituals,started from the arrival day at Leh, where the main venue of the festival is hosted. on the second day of three days festival,inauguration of the festival observed on the banks of the river Sindhu.Then a ritual prayer is performed by senior lamas with the continuation of cultural programmes that are performed by the representatives of various states.On the third day, a special puja is observed of the river Sindhu with several cultural programmes and sight seeing of nearby picturesque locations.The whole festival is become unique in its own terms which provide an holding opportunity to be with the origin of Indus civilisation that is synonyms to Hadappa and Mohenjodaro. Buddhist monasteries,cultural heritages sites are the main tourist attractions of the region.