It was packed Christmas this year in Shimla Visitors enjoyed the weather it was all bright and cheery, Tourists burst into celebrations on The Ridge, Railway Board building, Simla Club and Scandal Point.

On the New Year’s Eve also, the Met Department has predicted the clear sky.To make it more grand affair, HP Tourism Development Corporation and the district administration have organised a winter carnival on The Ridge.

Dance, Songs, fashion shows, rock performances, groups dances and walk-in singing sessions are the main attractions. Singer Rahul Oberoi entertained peoples with his latest numbers today.

“winter carnival will be on till December 31,” said Shimla DC Dinesh Malhotra. Parking lots have allocated on Chaura Maidan and the Vidhan Sabha.

Children and youngsters were seen getting clicked with Santa Claus on The Mall and The Ridge. Dhabas, restaurants and hotels were almost full.Snow lovers made a straightaway to Kufri but there also they didn’t get to see the snow as it melted soon.

It is a great season for the tourism industry and the winter carnival also attracting more people.