Rajkot, Jan 15 (UNI) Gujarat Finance Minister Vajubhai Vala today inaugurated an International Kite Festival at the Race Course ground here.
A total of 70 kitists, including 35 from 12 countries, are participating in the kite festival here. The foreign participants are from Argentina, Belgium, Cambodia, France, the Netherlands, the UK, Taiwan, Ukraine, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey and South Korea.
Hundreds of enthusiasts gathered at the ground to have a glimpse of the various types of kites that were shaped as dragons, human faces, birds, fruit and such others.
The kite festival has been jointly organised by the Rajkot Municipal Corporation, the district administration and Gujarat Tourism.
Gujarat Tourism and Health Minister Jaynarayan Vyas, Rajya Sabha Member Vijay Rupani and Rajkot Mayor Dhansukh Bhanderi were present on the occasion.
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