Jammu: J-k’s Tulip lawn to be thrown open for traffic, Jammu and Kashmir’s Tulip garden may be thrown open to the public on Thursday, marking the start of the new tourism season inside the area. Overlooking the famous Dal Lake, it’s far Asia’s largest tulip lawn.
previously called Siraj Bagh, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip garden turned into opened in 2008 through then chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad.
unfold over 30 hectares within the foothills of snow-clad Zabarwan variety, the concept of the lawn became conceived to enhance the tourism season within the Valley via two months.
Tulip lawn in charge Inam Rehman Sofi said the branch has planted almost 15 lakh bulbs of different types this yr.
“The garden has to date accomplished a bloom of about 25 in keeping with cent,” he delivered.
The legit said the garden houses sixty-two sorts of tulips this yr. The average lifespan of tulip flora is 3-4 weeks, but heavy rain or an excessive amount of warmth can break them.
The Floriculture department flora tulip bulbs in a phased way so that the plant life remains inside the lawn for a month or greater.
The Tourism branch has planned a cultural program at the lawn within the first week of next month as part of the beginning of the brand new tourism season in the Valley.
The purpose of putting in the largest tulip lawn in Asia turned into to give some other choice to travelers and to advance the tourism season, which used to begin in may additionally each 12 months.
The garden has been a fulfillment story with lots of travelers thronging it each yr in the course of the three weeks of its bloom.
but, the garden will be opened after a gap of years because it remained closed for the traffic due to the coronavirus lockdown last yr.
J-k’s Tulip lawn to be thrown open for traffic the following day
officers said the Floriculture branch has put in vicinity good enough measures to make certain the implementation of the usual working methods in letter and spirit.
No tourist might be allowed to go into the lawn without the face masks, the officers said, adding that thermal scanners and sanitizers would be to be had for them at the lawn.
meanwhile, high Minister Narendra Modi published photographs and advised human beings to visit Jammu and Kashmir and witness the scenic Tulip pageant.
“the next day, 25th March is special for Jammu and Kashmir. an imposing tulip garden at the foothills of the Zabarwan Mountains will open for traffic. The garden will see over 15 lakh flora of extra than sixty-four varieties in bloom. every time you get the opportunity, do visit Jammu and Kashmir and witness the scenic Tulip festival. similarly to the tulips, you will enjoy the nice and cozy hospitality of the human beings of Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.