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India’s ‘First Lavender Festival’ In Bhaderwah

India’s ‘First Lavender Festival’ In Bhaderwah:

Lavender is a genus of 47 known species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae.

  • The flowers may be blue, violet or lilac in the wild species, occasionally blackish purple or yellowish.
  • Lavender has been used over centuries in traditional medicine and cosmetics.
  • Bhaderwah is a town in the district Doda of Jammu.
  • India’s first National Institute of High Altitude Medicine is also being built in Bhaderwah.
  • Bhaderwah has been described as the birthplace of India’s Purple Revolution.