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More than 22k people visit Doodpathri in last 3 months; Planning major events to woo more tourists says officials

BUDGAM: Over the past three months as many as 22456 tourists visited the Doodhpathri in the Budgam district.

As per the details available, the first three months of last year saw 9110 visitors, reflecting more than double arrivals this year so far. It said that December 2020 saw 1044 tourists while this year in December 2021, 4150 tourists visited the meadow.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Doodpathri Development Authority Nargis Suraya said that the increase in footfall of visitors as possible by keeping the road towards the tourist destination clear of snow. She said they are planning to organise events in the coming months to attract tourists to the meadow.

An official from DDA said that Cable Corporation has recently approved ski lift for Doodhpathri and it will give a fillip to tourist arrivals during winters—(KNO)


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