Baramulla: In an attempt to boost the opportunities for the local trekkers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla, the Indian Army is organising trekking for the local trekkers. Increase in such activities holds a special value as the area , as they were once a shelling hotspot in the Valley. With the ceasefire understanding between the two countries, these villages are now witnessing a ray of hope.
The Indian Army has been providing the much needed support for these trekking activities. The trekking activities also reflect the prevailing stability, safety and security in the area. The avenues and opportunity will also provide a chance to explore the natural beauty of the remote areas in the Valley.The local trekkers expressed their excitement and support for the move.
Baramulla girl Zaraa Khan resident of Kanispora of 3rd standard at Delhi Public School Baramulla has become the first youngest trekker by covering a distance of 7kms. The trekking event was organised by Indian Army along LoC in Uri sector recently and a total of 12 trekkers took part in it. On the occasion Zaraa thanked Indian Army for such an adventurous event. She is hopeful of similar events being organised in the future.