Gulmarg, Feb 5 : Tourists are thronging Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir state to take part in the annual Snow Festival.
The Snow Festival involving a number of events like snow cycling, ice hockey and snow rugby kick-started on Tuesday.
The festival was inaugurated by Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister Nawan Rigzin Jora.
"As far as the games are concerned, there are plenty of games like ice skating, ice hockey, rugby, cycling and other small events. The motto of the festival is to tell people that Gulmarg has a good snowfall," said Shabir Ahmed, co-ordinator, Snow Festival.
The tourists from various parts of India have arrived in Gulmarg to participate in snow sports.