Leh celebrates Sindu Festival
- A 3-day festival starts on the full moon day (Guru Poornima) in the month of June
- The festival endorses the Indus River (Sindhu River) as an idol of the communal harmony and unity of India. The festival is also a symbolic salutation to the brave soldiers of the country, who endanger their life to safeguard the nation.
- Sindhu Darshan Festival was celebrated 1st time in the year 1997
People from different parts of the country participate in Sindhu Darshan Festival. They follow a unique ritual of bringing water from the river of their own state in earthen pots and immerse these pots in the Sindhu River. Consequently, the waters of all rivers get mixed together, thereby representing the multi-dimensional cultural identity of the country
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012