Parapet walls around Dal Lake in Kashmir to be restored
Srinagar, Nov 12 (ANI): Authorities beefed up restoration work of the parapet walls surrounding the scenic Dal Lake that were damaged after the worst flood in decades devastated Jammu and Kashmir. An engineer working on restoration, Nayeem Ahmad, said the damaged walls need to be repaired soon as the tourists feel unsafe to walk besides the lake. The tourism industry has again picked up after the disaster as tourists from across the world have started visiting the valley. The damaged parapet walls of the Dal Lake are making it difficult for tourists to enjoy the beauty as the walls made for sitting purpose can break anytime. The Dal Lake, often referred to as ‘Srinagar jewel’, is visited by millions of tourists every year and brings in huge profits for the boats rowers, famed houseboats and hotels around the lake. Kashmir is considered as one of the best tourism destinations in the country with the hospitality of the valley well-known that adds to the popularity of the tourism sector.
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