Srinagar: Department of Floriculture, Kashmir has denied rumours spread social media that the flowers at Tulip Garden in Srinagar have suffered extensive damage by incessant rains and that the garden has been shut for public.
Director Floriculture, Muhammad Hussain Mir clarified that all varieties of the tulips are intact and the wrong information spread by iscreants are incorrect.
Mir said that the flowers are in full bloom and every visitor can enjoy the wonderful sight of tulips here. It is baseless that Tulip Garden has been closed due to rains. There is no truth in it. The Tulip Garden remains open from 7 in the morning till 8 evening, he said and added that no a single variety of tulips has been damaged by the rains.
Pertinently, Siraj Bagh Tulip Garden, Asias largest, located in the foothills of Zabarwan mountain range, was thrown open for visitors on 1st April.
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