Shimla (Oct 24): Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation has started a special Karvachauth package for married couples in its hotels from October 25 to 28.
Vineet Kumar, managing director of HPTDC, said that under the package married couples staying for two days in HPTDC hotels will be offered third-day free stay. The rent would be charged only for the first two days. Kumar said that ‘Sargi’ would be arranged by the hotel concerned free of charge in the morning, which would include feni, banana, milk, gulab jamun and mathi, for fasting ladues on Karvachauth day on October 26.
He told that dry fruits/puna/naiz/suhagi(bindi, churi, kazal, ribbon, mehandi, etc would also be arranged by the Hotel units on payment basis in the evening on 26th. He added that arg/pooja thali and Karva (with rice, urd dal, druva, flowers, kungu, etc. will be arranged by the hotel free) in the evening on October 26. HPTDC has a chain of 48 luxury hotel and restaurant in the state.