Offbeat Tourism

Kites pull crowds to Kottakkunnu

MALAPPURAM

A three-day kite-flying event at Kottakkunnu provided a different visual treat for people visiting the tabletop tourist destination here.

The event concluded on Sunday, offering cheerful memories to scores of families. People, including children, came with kites of various forms and dimensions.

The District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) and the Malappuram Koottayma jointly organised the event ahead of an international kite flying festival to be held at Kottakkunnu in December. Minister for Tourism A.P. Anil Kumar inaugurated the event.

District Collector K. Biju, DTPC secretary V. Umer Koya, Malappuram Municipal Vice-Chairperson K.M. Girija, councillor Veekshanam Mohammed, and several officials and people’s representatives took part.

Full report here Hindu

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