150 cops to handle vacationer rush in Kullu-Manali : The Tribune India

Dipender Manta

Tribune Information Service

Mandi, December 20

The police have geared as much as preserve regulation and order through the Christmas and New Yr celebrations in Kullu-Manali. Yearly, numerous vacationers, together with foreigners, throng to Kullu-Manali to rejoice Christmas and New Yr.

Hospitality sector expects extra inflow

  • With recent snowfall, hoteliers expect 100% room occupancy throughout Christmas and New Yr celebrations
  • The room occupancy in inns has recorded an 80% enhance
  • The tourism trade of Kullu-Manali is coming again on the observe slowly after the state has seen a decline in Covid circumstances

Kullu Superintendent of Police Gurdev Chand Sharma has requested the upper authorities to supply further police power to keep up regulation and order within the district. The SP mentioned over 150 police personnel and Dwelling Guard jawans can be deployed in Kullu-Manali.

After recent snow in Manali and its close by locations, the vacationer footfall has elevated significantly today. A protracted site visitors jam was seen between Manali and Solang valley for hours as a result of heavy rush of vacationer automobiles on Monday.

Hoteliers expect extra inflow of vacationers within the coming days. They’re anxious about higher administration of site visitors within the district as a result of lengthy site visitors jams irk vacationers, which can impression the tourism trade.

Anup Thakur, president of the Paryatan Vikas Mandal, Kullu-Manali, mentioned, “We expect 100 per cent room occupancy throughout Christmas and New Yr eve. For the reason that recent snowfall, the room occupancy in inns of Manali has recorded an 80 per cent enhance.”

“The meteorological division has predicted inclement climate from December 23 onwards and we’re hopeful that it will likely be a white Christmas this yr. We urge the vacationers to go to Kullu-Manali today as a result of there’s enough snow out there on the bottom for his or her recreation,” he remarked.

Since Covid-19 outbreak within the state, the tourism trade of Kullu-Manali has suffered rather a lot. Now, it’s coming again on the observe slowly after the state has witnessed a substantial decline in Covid circumstances.

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