Tourists Crowd Manali Streets As Himachal Eases Restrictions, Twitter Reacts With Memes

Ever since the Himachal Pradesh government eased travel restrictions, tourists from across the country have been flocking to the state. From causing massive traffic jams to littering popular destinations, it’s worrying to see people treat the ongoing pandemic lightly.

Recently, pictures of the overcrowded streets of Manali have been going viral online.

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According to News18, Mohinder Seth, the President of Tourism Industry Stakeholder Association said, “The occupancy in the hotels remains between 60 and 90 percent during weekends, while on other days it remains around 40-45 percent.”

ਕੁਝ ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਹਸਪਤਾਲਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਕਮਰਾ ਨਹੀਂ ਮਿਲ ਰਿਹਾ ਸੀ ਤੇ ਅੱਜ ਹੋਟਲਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ | ਮਨਾਲੀ ਦੀਆਂ ਤਾਜ਼ਾ ਤਸਵੀਰਾਂPictures speak- No room in hospital to no room in hotels at Manali in some days.#manali

Posted by The Great Amritsar on Saturday, July 3, 2021

Many people online slammed tourists in Manali for behaving irresponsibly and not maintaining social distancing.

Many others responded with memes!

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