16,000 throng to Lalbagh

16,000 throng to Lalbagh

 Despite the state-wide bandh, the Lalbagh botanical garden witnessed 16,000 visitors in a single day  on Thursday.

"We have clocked in a revenue of Rs 7.6 lakh in a single day during a bandh," said Chandrashekar M R, deputy director (gardens), Lalbagh.

On an average, the botanical gardens witnesses about 75,000 people on weekends during the flower show.

"Everytime there is a bandh, the number of visitors reduce but this time, since the Metro service was available, we had about 16,000 visitors and the main attraction is the flower show," he said.

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