November 23, 2017

Aquarium remains out of bounds for people

Over three years ago, the District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) closed down the only public aquarium on the beach here for renovation. Though promises were made on the timely reopening of the facility, which used to attract a large number of tourists with its striking collection of freshwater fishes, nothing has materialised so far, much to the disappointment of the local residents and tourists.

The aquarium had been functioning from a 10-cent facility leased out from the city Corporation.

The DTPC had given the contract for renovation to the Small Industries Development Corporation (SIDCO) in April 2012 and the

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