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Tawi Trekkers J&K Orchestrates a Memorable Trek to Devi Pindian, Katra, with an Exclusive Group of 143 Women from PS Government College for Women, Gandhi Nagar

Jammu, 17-03-2024: Continuing its series of one-day treks for the promotion of pilgrimage and heritage sites Tawi Trekkers J&K, one of the biggest trekking clubs in the country,  organized the 2nd one-day trek to Devi Pindian near Panthal (Katra)


The group of  143 women trekkers exclusively from PS PS Government College for Women, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu was flagged off from Kala Kendra, Jammu by Patron of Tawi Trekkers J&K Rahul Sharma, Chairman of Sprawling Buds ICSE School.  General Secretary of the club Sonam Sidharth,   senior members Shashi Kant Sharma, Sourav Deep Singh  and Ananjan Raghav along with sports secretary of the college Ishika Jandial also accompanied the trekkers for better coordination during the trek.

The budding trekkers were pleasantly surprised when  Superintendent of Police, Katra Vipin Chandran along with SDPO, Katra Satyakam Sharma welcomed them on their arrival at Kunia Nursery, Panthal. While interacting with the trekkers he said that trekking inculcates in a person a spirit of adventure and love of nature besides keeping mentally and physically fit. He emphasized on the importance of mountains and the role they play in our life and advised the participants to keep the mountains clean whenever they go for trekking. Finally, he flagged off the trekkers for the trek with best wishes.  

 Most of the students on their maiden trek were enchanted by the beauty of the serene trekking destination and fully enjoyed the 10 km to and-fro trek amidst the pines and along a stream of gushing transparent water.  Reaching the Devi Pindian shrine the trekkers were overwhelmed by the sublime atmosphere and serenity of the place where as per legend the Goddess Vaishno Devi resides for nine months in a year. On their return, some of the trekkers preferred a short but steep trek and finally a 2km road walk amidst the calm and cool trees.

After the conclusion of the trek Tawi Trekkers was showered with praise by the budding trekkers who profusely thanked the management of Tawi Trekkers for giving them an opportunity to participate in such a wonderful activity.