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Sa­putara Mon­soon Fes­ti­val

ON­GO­ING TILL SEPTEM­BER 1

While the rest of the coun­try is steeped in drought, Sa­putara has been flour­ish­ing, hav­ing re­ceived its fair share of rain­fall. To cel­e­brate the rains, the mon­soon fes­ti­val will be held this sea­son. An ex­pan­sive tent is to be set up to dis­play tribal art, pho­tog­ra­phy from the re­gion and also host a Warli paint­ing com­pe­ti­tion. Apart from this, a range of ad­ven­ture sports ac­tiv­i­ties will also be or­ga­nized. The event is be­ing put to­gether by Tourism Cor­po­ra­tion of Gu­jarat Ltd ( TCGL) and vis­i­tors head­ing to Sa­putara can avail a TCGL tourist pack­age. The pack­age is all in­clu­sive and apart from mon­soon fes­ti­val re­lated events, it will also in­clude vis­its to the Ma­hal for­est, Shabri Dham, Vaghai botan­i­cal gar­den, Gir­mal falls and Vansada. Visit gu­jarat­tourism. com for more de­tails about the mon­soon fes­ti­val. Price Rs 450 for a one day tour; Rs 3500 for three day long tour pack­ages Where Val­sad Rail­way sta­tion which is about 384 kms from Ahmed­abad

SAILESH RAVAL/ www. in­di­a­to­day­im­ages. com

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