LAST UPDATED: March 25, 2021, 9:05 a.m.
Aasif Suhaf, Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked everyone to visit Tulip garden, located near Dal Lake at the foothills of Zabarwan range in Jammu and Kashmir, and enjoy the warm hospitality of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
PM Modi Tweeted about the Tulip Garden, and said, “Whenever you get the opportunity, do visit Jammu and Kashmir and witness the scenic Tulip festival. “In addition to the tulips, you will experience the warm hospitality of the people of Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.
The Tulip garden will be thrown open for the public on Thursday, March 25.
“Tomorrow, 25th March is special for Jammu and Kashmir. A majestic tulip garden on the foothills of the Zabarwan Mountains will open for visitors. The Garden will see over 15 lakh flowers of more than 64 varieties in bloom,” PM Modi said in another tweet.
The Tulip garden known as ‘Siraj Bagh’ as well, is located at the foothills of Zaberwan range with an overview of Dal Lake and is Asia’s largest tulip garden, as it is spread over an area of about 30 hectares.
The garden was opened in 2007 with the aim to boost tourism in Kashmir Valley by then chief ministerb of J&K Ghulam Nabi Azad.