In Pics: Shikaras in Kashmir's Dal Lake adorned with beautiful lights
The government in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has illuminated Shikaras (boats) in the world-famous Dal Lake with lights in order to give fillip to nightlife. These Shikaras are enhancing beauty of the legendary lake known to be one of the icons symbolising Jammu and Kashmir.
Dal Lake is one of the symbols of Jammu and Kashmir. Its pristine beauty is unsurpassed.
(Image: Idrees Lone) The government authorities have now decided to illuminate Shikaras which tourists us to observe the lake. This is adding to the beauty of the lake.
Boost to nightlife
(Image: Idrees Lone) Authorities believe this would give Srinagar's nightlife a boost
Helping create employment
(Image: Idrees Lone) The move is sure to help create better employment opportunities for Shikara owners who normally have to wrap they day after sun sets