Pithoragarh : 04 February, 2016

An international paragliding event will be organised in Pithoragarh between March 14 and 19. Over 100 paragliders from across the country and abroad will take part in it.
Vinod Giri Goswami, district development officer, stated this after chairing a preparatory meeting in regard to the event here today.

Sources said the lodging and boarding arrangements for the participants would be met by KMVN while the district administration will manage the event.

“This is the first ever international paragliding competition being held in the border district, which has been chosen as an ideal paragliding spot in the state by international paragliders,” said Shankar Singh Khati, a leading paraglider from the district and representative of the Uttarakhand Paragliding Association. Khati has participated in several paragliding competitions in the country and abroad. The Tribune

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