It’s mid-December and the new year is going to soon pop up after Christmas. Everybody is planning for the new year 2022 as it’s round the corner. Exploring places have always been the best thing for the people in the new year.
So what are you waiting for! Fret not, if you are worried about the expenses. We have curated some amazing places in India that will make your trip happen.
Let’s have a sneak peek at the list of best places in India, which is far away from hustle and bustle to celebrate this new year. Check out these places;
1. Goa: Party Capital Of The Country
What better place to ring in the new year than the country’s party capital? There is no shortage of fascinating ways to ring in the new year, from boho beach parties to spectacular nightclub events! Without a question, Goa stands at the top of the list of the greatest new year’s locations in India.
Goa has the solution to everything, whether it’s beaches, hills, resorts, cruises, or bars. It is without a doubt one of the most exciting new year’s locations in India.
2. Diu: The Adventurous Souls
If you are planning for something adventurous then get ready to explore Diu. Start planning for paragliding, surfing, diving, parasailing, and windsurfing at one of India’s inexpensive places for New Year’s Eve 2021. Dive into the beautiful waters of Nagoa beach while lying on the golden dunes of Diu island. Diu has everything you could want in terms of adventure at very reasonable pricing. All of the craziness makes it the greatest venue in India to celebrate the New Year.
3. Kasol: Get High On Life
Are you still seeking the finest New Year’s Eve party in India? Kasol, trippy heaven, will get you high on its breathtaking beauty of nature. Since it appeals mostly to young people, there is always a buzz in the air. As the new year approaches, the energy level rises. New Year’s Eve in Kasol may be filled with hippie parties or a tranquil bonfire session by your campfire beneath a starlit sky, whichever you like!
4. Pondicherry: French Style Celebration
The variety of things to do in Pondicherry makes it a fantastic place, from riding on the beaches to carousing on rooftop cafés. The Riviera of the East is distinguished by French colonial-style architecture and sophistication, which is distinct from boomtown India. And don’t be concerned about the cost.
The former French capital is one of the most affordable destinations to visit on New Year’s Eve in India, and it gives plenty of inspiration for a memorable New Year’s Eve in Puducherry. Pondicherry’s tranquillity and quiet make it one of the greatest spots in India to celebrate the New Year.
5. Ladakh: Faint-hearted beauty
The beauty and peacefulness of Ladakh can only be described by the eyes. Pictures and films just do not do Ladakh’s stunning beauty justice. The fact that it caters to all types of audiences adds to the uniqueness of the venue.
Ladakh is ideal for everybody, from feeding the desire of motorbike enthusiasts to providing spirituality to those seeking tranquilly. The Himalayan town of Leh is a biker’s dream, but it’s not for the faint-hearted person.
Leh was previously an important stopover on crucial trade routes connecting Tibet to the east, Kashmir to the west, and India to China. Today, Leh is the ideal Himalayan town to visit if you want to see unspoilt natural beauty.
AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh arrested in connection with money laundering case linked to Delhi liquor policy
The Enforcement Directorate has mentioned Sanjay Singh’s name in its charge sheet. According to the investigating agency Dinesh Arora a middle man said he had met Singh during a party in his restaurant. The name of the restaurant is Unplugged Courtyard.
The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday arrested Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh after searches were conducted at his residence in connection with the Delhi liquor policy case. The central investigating agency questioned Sanjay Singh for 10 hours before arresting him.
Houses of several people close to the AAP MP were also searched. The Enforcement Directorate had named Sanjay Singh in its charge-sheet. According to the investigating agency, Dinesh Arora, a middle-man, said he had met Singh during a party in his restaurant, Unplugged Courtyard.
Before leaving his home with the ED officers, Sanjay Singh touched his mother’s feet to take her blessings. Sanjay Singh’s father said they would cooperate fully with ED officials. He added he told his son Sanjay not to worry. He said the future was positive for them as the government will change soon.
AAP convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the move showed BJP’s desperate measures as it stares at defeat in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Delhi Education Minister Atishi tweeted the BJP’s fear of losing to the INDIA alliance is clearly visible. She said Sanjay Singh worked for the people of Delhi and wondered why they don’t open an ED office in the AAP headquarters itself. Atishi added the BJP is surviving by making false allegations against AAP.
The Enforcement Directorate had arrested then Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and AAP leader Manish Sisodia in connection with the Delhi liquor policy case. Large number of comments from different political leaders of different parties started coming immediately. BJP MP Manoj Tiwari said the way the AAP leaders used to write letters it seemed there was no one as honest as them. Tiwari added the AAP leader’s co-accused have turned approvers. He said the flame will not end with Sanjay Singh, Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain but will reach Arvind Kejriwal as well.
Government hikes subsidy for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries from Rs 200 to Rs 300 per LPG cylinder
Ujjwala beneficiaries are paying Rs 703 per 14.2 cylinder as against the market price of Rs 903. After this announcement they will pay Rs 603.
Union Minster Anurag Thakur announced the Central government has hiked the subsidy amount for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries from Rs 200 to Rs 300 per LPG cylinder on Wednesday. Anurag Thakur said the subsidy will bring an additional financial implication of Rs 7680 crore for the financial year 2023-24.
Ujjwala beneficiaries are paying Rs 703 per 14.2 cylinder as against the market price of Rs 903. After this announcement they will pay Rs 603. The decision has been made one month after the central government reduced the price of the price of cylinders for domestic cooking gas by Rs 200 for all customers.
The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) was launched by PM Modi on May 1, 2016 in UP’s Ballia. The scheme aims to provide cooking gas like LPG to the people of rural India. The scheme focuses on offering LPG connections to women from disadvantaged groups, forest dwellers, Antyoday Anna Yojana (AAY), Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), SC/ST communities and BPL households.
The Union Cabinet has approved the extension of PMUY for release of 75 lakh LPG connections over three years from the financial year 2023-24 to 2025-26. The 75 lakh additional Ujjwala connections take total number of PMUY beneficiaries to Rs 10.35 crore.
The decision to give additional subsidies for Ujjawala beneficiaries has come ahead upcoming elections in Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. Congress has repeatedly attacked the BJP government at the centre as it is an important issue. It was also a part of BJP’s election campaign in 2014 when Congress was in power at the centre. The decision has been taken by the Union government at a time when domestic LPG cylinders are available at a retail price of Rs 1103 per LPG cylinder.
Rasabali: Famous sweet dish of Odisha’s Kendrapara district gets GI tag
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took to X (formerly twitter) and said it is a matter of pride for Odisha to get the GI tag for Kendrapara Rasabali. Patnaik added Rasabali has special importance to tradition and food culture of Odisha.
The Geographical Indications Registry, Chennai under the ministry of Commerce and industry gave the GI tag to the sweet dish, which is known as Kendrapara Rasabali. Kendrapara Rasabali Mistanna Nirmata Sangha and the rural infrastructure development and employment department had applied for GI tag for Rasabali. They had submitted the supporting documents to the registry.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took to X (formerly twitter) and said it is a matter of pride for Odisha to get the GI tag for Kendrapara Rasabali. Patnaik added Rasabali has special importance to tradition and food culture of Odisha. The origin of the sweet dish is from the 262 year old Sree Baladevjew temple. The presiding diety of the shrine is offered Rasabali as bhog. Rasabali finds its place among the chappan bhog at Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri.
The tag is a matter of pride for the sweetmakers. The recognition gives the product its own identity and image. Baishnab Panda, president of Kendrapara Rasabali Makers association was delighted and said the sweet will get better exposure now. Kendrapara’s Rasabali is one of the most delicious sweets in India. But it is not getting marketed properly due to poor export facilities and poor promotion.
Kendrapara Rasabali Mistanna Nirmata Sangh had prepared a dossier in the year 2021 in order to claim geographical identification tag for the sweetdish. Basudev Das a researcher of Kendrapara said the request had been submitted to the state government. The government further forwarded the request to the office of Geographical Indications Registry in Chennai.
The GI tag will help Kendrapara Rasabali to get more prominence in the market. This will in turn help the makers to fetch a better price for the sweetdish. According to NandaKishore Parida This GI certification will help in stopping the adulteration of Kendrapara Rasabali. As a result the sweet dish will fetch better prices in the market.