In an attempt to provide a platform and explore the singing talent of young boys and girls residing in the state, Jammu and Kashmir police orgsed a talent hunt 'Choona Hai Aasman' in Udhampur district on Tuesday.
Hundreds of participants thronged Udhampur to showcase their singing talent to the public.
Dressed in colourful attires, participants managed to enthral the gathering. While some played instruments such as the harmonium, others charmed their audience with their soulful music.
Speaking to , a participant expressed gratitude to the police for hosting the programme and providing a platform for young talent in the state.
"Programmes like these helps us to show our talent to the people and also the officers of high rank. I have really worked hard for this competition and hope will go forward. I am thankful to the police for orgsing such an event. Villagers have also come to participate in this event. People from Reasi have also come here," said Mohammad Asif.
Another participant added, "Such programmes boost our confidence. We get a chance to perform in front of high ranking officials. People have come from backward regions also. And the good thing is no one charges money from us for participating in this show."
Several senior officials of Jammu and Kashmir, citizens and prominent officials from the Civil Administration Udhampur were present on the occasion.
( With inputs from ANI )