new year: the city kicks off the new year with curtailed festivities | Patna News
Priya Sharma, law student and resident of Patel Nagar, told this newspaper on Thursday: “When it was announced that the parks would be closed for New Years, I immediately bought five movie tickets. I planned to go shopping with my friends after the movie. In the evening, I will spend time with my family and loved ones at a small gathering.
Ashutosh Ranjan, a middle school student, had also planned to see a movie, but “had no idea that getting a ticket would be so difficult.” “Now people have very few options for New Year’s celebrations,” he lamented.
Ratan Singh, general manager of a shopping center in Patliputra settlement, said: “Instructions have been given to all staff and security personnel to ensure that the shopping center cannot accommodate more than 4,000 visitors at a time. given moment. On December 25, the mall’s total attendance was 67,000, so we’re taking extra precautions this time around.
Ritu Sinha, a resident of Boring Canal Road, will have lunch outside with her husband and close relatives on Saturday. She said: “Due to the expected rush to restaurants, I have already made a reservation.”
On the other hand, Anu Singh and her husband, Utpal, decided to organize a New Years Eve patio party for family and friends. “We don’t know where we will be going on January 1 as most of the popular hangouts will be crowded,” said Anu, a resident of Rukunpura.
Meanwhile, restaurants and hotels in the city have New Years plans that include a special dinner menu, a DJ, a candlelit dinner, and a non-alcoholic night.
A themed evening, “Unlock 2022 under the Sky”, will be held in a hotel near Gandhi Maidan. “With a professional DJ, a presenter and a singer, the party will allow parents to socialize without worrying about their children,” said the hotel manager.
While a special food festival will be held at a hotel in the New Dak Bungalow area, a Turkish dessert will delight guests at a hotel near the JP roundabout.