Recently Basohli paintings received GI registration and it will give a boost to this place and its art and craft.
Recently Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha visited Purthu and participated in the ongoing Basohli Mahotsav. He joined the large number of enthusiastic citizens to celebrate the rich heritage of Basohli.
He called upon the public representatives, local residents and all stakeholders to complement the government’s efforts to promote tourism and other places of historical importance to tap the economic growth potential of Basohli.
Ramleela of Basohli must be publicized at a larger scale and regular fairs should be organized to attract more footfall in the area, he said.
He said the administration is sensitive to the development needs of the people. He said the Water Sports Centre at Basohli is ready and will be inaugurated soon.
He released a Monograph on Vishwasthali and felicitated the local artists performing at Basholi Utsav.
He visited the stalls put up by the artisans, weavers, entrepreneurs and women folks to showcase the contemporary art, craft and culinary. He also interacted with artisans, craftspeople and students of Chudamani Sansthan.
He planted a Rudraksha sapling at Model Higher Secondary School Basohli.