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Documentary on mysterious cave of Sharchey in Ladakh screened

Last Updated on November 24, 2020 at 6:43 pm

On the recommendation of Chairman/ CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Team Rzongi-Kor from Kargil called upon, Commissioner/Secretary Tourism Rigzin Samphel and screened their documentary film “Rzongi-Kor, the Mysterious Cave of Sharchey” on their recent explored cave in Sharchey Village, Kargil Ladakh.

This cave is probably the largest and second highest cave in Ladakh. Situated at an altitude of 3024 mts, its length is around 6-8 Km and the dimensions of its 1st chamber is 100x50x100 ft and the other chamber is 174x30x80 ft.

The film is directed by Zakir Hussain Jafri and produced by Village Reel Entertainment in collaboration with D’Himalayan Architect & Designer and sponsored by Tourism department, LAHDC, Kargil, UT Ladakh.

The team also discussed the immense scope of this cave in tourism and its future prospects. They also showed their interest in exploring more caves of Ladakh in future. Commissioner Secretary was very impressed with the team’s effort in exploring such an unknown and mysterious cave and their hard work in making a documentary film on the same.

He encouraged the team to explore more such places and to bring it into public domain. Secretary Samphel agreed to help and assist the team in bringing the cave on the map of Ladakh Tourism.