After three deaths in little over a fortnight, the Tourism department has ordered a halt on rafting related activities in Kashmir till “proper mechanism put in place.”
“In the interest of administration and safety of tourists, it is hereby ordered that all rafting related activities at all tourist destinations particularly at Pahalgam and Sonamarg shall remain suspended till a proper mechanism / technical guidance is put in place at all such locations.
Concerned officers shall ensure implementation of the order in letter and spirit and report compliance,” reads an order issued by Director Tourism Kashmir. GNS
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