Children still in Eid mood, elders resume normal work in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jun 7: Majority of parks and gardens, including those on the bank of world famous Dal Lake, are flooded with tourists and local children, who are still in Eid mood in Kashmir valley.
However, majority of elders resumed normal work in Kashmir valley, where educational institutes reopened on Friday though witnessed very thin attendance of students.
Most of the shops and business establishments, barring bakery shops, reopened on Friday after remaining closed for two day in view of Eid-ul-fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadhan.
No local newspaper hit the stands for the second successive day on Friday in view of the Eid festival, affecting daily morning programme, based on newspaper headlines, on Radio Kashmir, Srinagar and Doordarshan, Srinagar. However, the operations in media houses have resumed on Friday.
Children, in colourful dresses could be seen visiting parks in their respective areas, to celebrate Eid even on Friday. A large number of children were also seen enjoying rides set up by private individuals at open spaces and parks. Vendors have also set up their stalls, selling toys and crackers besides eatables for the children visiting parks and gardens. People were also seen enjoying shikara ride in the world famous Dal Lake in the city.
Majority shops in the main business hubs, including historic Lal Chowk, Budshah Chowk, Hari Singh High Street (HSHS), Regal Chowk, Moulana Azad road, Residency road, Batmaloo and Dalgate reopened early on Friday morning after remaining closed for two days.
Similar reports were also received from other parts of the Kashmir valley.