World Tourism Day celebrated in Kokrajhar

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KOKRAJHAR, SEP 28: Amidst ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Tourism department of Bodoland Territorial Council(BTC) celebrated World Tourism Day with maintaining social distancing on Monday at Science College Auditorium in Kokrajhar with a day long programme scheduled.
Bhaskar Phukan, Kokrajhar deputy commissioner lighted the lamp to inaugurate the celebration amidst presence of stakeholders of Tourism sector and officials. Officials and tourism organizers from different NGOs of BTR four districts participated in the celebration.
A short documentary film on Bodoland tourism was also showcased on the day which has been highlighting the potentialities of the tourism field in the council region.
The celebration has emphasized exploring tourism hotspot along the rural areas and stepping to create attractions for the tourists in the area. There are several rural tourist spots in four districts of BTR region which are included Ultapani, Saralpara, Jomduar in Kokrajhar district.

Director and council head of department (CHD) for BTC Tourism department, Moitreyee Das told that BTC administration has been stepping to highlight more rural tourist spots in the region which are seeing potentiality for attracting visitor and tourists across the country. She said that BTC region have many aspects of exploring tourist spots which are available with rural areas. She said that through the exploring of rural tourist spots in the area, peoples are getting opportunities of livelihood earning among the society.
She has urged educated youths in the region to come forward towards uplift and development of the tourism aspects in council.

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