Srinagar, March 28(KNB): The spring season brings a cheer and hope in tourism industry and showing the signs of the healthy recovery, months after the deadliest attack on the CRPF convoy in Lethpora , Pulwama .
The tourism industry was badly affected by the attack as local and foreign tourists avoided to visit the Kashmir due to the security reason and people related to the tourism were going through miserable conditions, the arrival of the spring is changing the whole picture as a number of tourists are now arriving in the valley to enjoy the springs in Kashmir.
Tulip garden and Badam Wari are the two major attractive spots which are attracting the inflow of the tourists towards the valley as the garden are in full bloom with the numerous parallel running rows of the more than a million multi-colored tulip flowers.
The department of the floriculture is on full swing in giving the final touch to the world famous garden ranked as the fourth among the biggest tulip gardens by the by world tulip society in 2017.
Talking to Kashmir News Bureau Muneer Bhat tour and travel operator said, “The spring blossoming is turning out be a turning point to end the dormant period of the tourism industry as more and more tourist are flowing towards the valley which is good sign for local tourist bound workers and economy of the state.”
The white and pink blossoms are typifying the spring in the valley and the beauty of the garden is so soothing and eternal and it feels that as if we have entered a heaven on earth a tourist Vineeth Goswami from Delhi said while visiting the famous Badam Wari garden in the Srinagar outskirts
He further said that the Kashmir is as safe as other parts of the country and people of the valley as generous and loving and there are no security threat anywhere in valley and I would like to send a message to my countrymen that if they really want to visit a heaven , they should visit valley ”
Pertinently, the tourism industry in valley has been struggling since the Pulwama attack due to low arrival of the tourists towards the valley and had left hundreds of the people unemployed working directly and indirectly with tourism. (KNB)