Tulip garden likely to witness early opening in view of rise in temp

If weather remains same, garden will be thrown open on March 20: Dir Floriculture

Srinagar: One of the attractive tourist places, Tulip garden in Srinagar would likely be thrown open earlier this year in case the prevalent weather conditions persist in the Valley, officials said on Thursday.

Talking to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Director Floriculture, Fayaz Ahmad Rather said that the date for opening the Tulip garden has not been decided yet as it is subjected to the weather conditions.

“We are expecting an early opening of the garden this year due to the rise in the temperature,” he said.

He said that the garden is being thrown open in the last week of March every year, but this year may be thrown open early in case the prevalent weather conditions continue.

“If the weather conditions remain good then the garden will be thrown open around March 20,” he said.

Pertinently, the garden will be thrown open after the gap of two years.

Last year, the garden was not thrown open by the government due to the COVID lockdown—(KNO)