Jammu & Kashmir

All parks, gardens to reopen in JK from tomorrow

Nishat Garden (FPK Photo/Vikar Syed)

Thermal scanners at entry points, hand sanitisers must, says Govt

Srinagar: Authorities on Tuesday announced reopening of all parks and gardens in Jammu and Kashmir from Wednesday.

“All parks and gardens in Jammu and Kashmir reopen from tomorrow,” Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Baseer Ahmad Khan said. He said every visitor is required to wear mask, maintain social distancing including at ticket counters.

“There will be thermal scanners at the entry points. Use of Hand sanitizers is also a must,” he added.

Earlier in a day, Jammu and Kashmir government’s spokesperson and principal secretary Rohit Kansal said that government is soon issuing guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures shortly. Kansal said that lieutenant governor G C Murmu chaired the meeting and issued directors in this regard.

“J&K to reopen for tourism soon. Govt to issue detailed guidelines and SoP shortly : LG issues directions in  high level meeting in Srinagar today,” Kansal tweeted.

Pertinently, Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed a lowest rate of tourists in the valley from almost a year following scrapping of Article 370 and followed by worldwide Coronavirus outbreak in March 2020.


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