Photos: tourists greet New Year 2021, the valley resonated with the echo of 'Happy New Year'


A tourist fair was held on Thursday in Gulmarg to welcome the new year. At the same time, thousands of devotees presented the head in the court of mother Vaishno in Katra. On the last day of the year, the number of devotees is being told 15 thousand.

On the arrival of the new year at Taj Gulmarg in Kashmir Valley, tourists were overwhelmed. Tourists bid farewell to 2021 by the year 2020. The valley echoed with the echo of 'Happy New Year' at 12 pm. The snow-capped mountains of Gulmarg, about 55 km from Srinagar, were seen welcoming tourists from every corner of the country on New Year's occasion.

People associated with the tourism sector appeared to welcome the tourists with blooming faces. An official of the tourism department said that around 2500-3000 locals and tourists from other corners of the country have come to celebrate New Year on Thursday. Skiing, a snowshoe race, cycle race, sled race, snow tube race as well as colorful events are being organized for tourists on the new year, which the tourists enjoyed.

The main event of the New Year reception took place at Gulmarg Golf Course. Apart from Divisional Kashmir PK Polay, other administrative officers were present in the program. The biggest attraction of the program was the dropping of the skype from the slopes with a torch.

Rajiv Rana of Bijnor said that he has arrived in Gulmarg to celebrate the New Year in a special way. The scenes here are mind-boggling. He said that we pray that the corona epidemic will get rid of in the new year. Special precautions were taken during the program in view of the corona epidemic. All tourists going to Gulmarg were first subjected to a rapid corona test to prevent the possibility of infection.