ICCR to open branches in Sgr, Jmu
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Srinagar: To boost cultural activity and preservation of the State’s rich heritage, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is all set to open its branches in Jammu and Kashmir.
Making the announcement today, ICCR’s president and senior Congress leader, Dr Karan Singh said the initiative would provide opportunities to artists to showcase their talent globally.
Singh visited Lal Mandi area, the proposed site for the centre.
“People of the Valley have acquired great and high moral knowledge through Sufi saints and people still have deep belief in their shrines. Their moral teachings have good impact on the literatures,” Singh said.
A site has also been identified in Jammu for the regional centre, Singh said.
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