Lack of basic facilities disappoint participants of Horse fair in Shimla

Shimla, Nov 13 (ANI): Traders flocking to Himachal Pradesh to participate in the horse fair with the finest variety of thorough bred Chamurthi horses, aired their disappointment over the lack of basic facilities available for them and their precious animals. The three-day horse fair in Shimla town attracted horse owners and businessmen from the neighbouring states of Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. Unfortunately, they were unhappy with the authorities for not providing even the basic facilities. Meanwhile, a horse owner Rinzin Angchuk said that it was rather unusual that there was no provision of even food and water for the animals. A horse race was also organised during the International Trade Fair called 'Lavi' which attracted thousands of spectators. Nov 13, 2014

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