Army on Thursday said that it organised a workshop on Indian classical music at BelaSalamabad in Uri. In a statement here an Army spokesman said that the programme was organised in collaboration with "Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth."
"The main aim of the event was to propagate our rich cultural heritage and classical music among the Kashmiri youth. Renowned artist and Padma Shri award winner UstadFaiyazWasifuddinDagar and his disciple Pramod Kumar mesmerized the gathering with their stunning vocal performance," he added.
"After the memorable performance, Commanding Officer, Boniyar battalion expressed his gratitude towards the artists and felicitated them. Approximately 200 locals including of various civil departments, sarpanchs, school teachers, students and youth attended the programme," he added.