Gujarat, the nine-day long international kite festival kicked off at Sabarmati River Front in Ahmedabad this morning.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said, development is touching new heights in Gujarat.
Governor OP Kohli said, kites give a message to people of achieving new heights.
Our correspondent reports that more than 150 kite fliers from 45 countries are participating in this edition of the festival.
About 500 kite fliers 13 different states of the country and 19 cities of Gujarat are also taking part.
The festival is also planned at Vadodara, Kevadiya, Dwaraka, Surat, Rajkot, Jetpur, Songadh, Saputara and Dhordo in the coming days.