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Gala welcome to 2007 in City

INDOREANS HAD a gala time welcoming 2007 with crackers, music, DJ parties and lavish dinner spreads at various hotels and hot spots in different areas of the City on Sunday.

india Updated: Jan 01, 2007 18:58 IST

INDOREANS HAD a gala time welcoming 2007 with crackers, music, DJ parties and lavish dinner spreads at various hotels and hot spots in different areas of the City on Sunday.

The elite gathered mostly at Hotel Fortune Landmark, Hotel Sayaji, Yeshwant Club, Residency Club and Nakhrali Dhani for New Year celebrations with family and friends. Be it the electrifying performance by Akriti Kakkar in Sayaji-Vrindavan, Red Rain event in Fortune Landmark or DJs from Pune at Geoffrey’s in Treasure Island, people rocked and danced 2006 away.

There were fun-filled events for couples and fashion conscious lot at grand Ball Room in Hotel Planet where a lot of surprise gifts were showered on the guests. The young and energetic enjoyed to the hilt at cafes and discotheques like Critical Mass at Sayaji, Volcano at South Tukoganj, Café Ole at Hotel Planet, La Café at AB Road and Baywatch on Khandwa Road.

Resorts and amusement spots like Mashal, Utsav, Shell City, Ajit and Ajay Club and Nakhrali Dhani were thronged by families for entertainment catering to all age groups. The dhabas and Punjabi restaurants were not far behind in offering special dinner packages for the day. Midway Punjabi Sizzler, Sanjha Chulha, Choudhary ka Dhaba and others of the same category cooked typical Indian meals. Takers were mostly people wishing to have quiet dinners with family or close ones.

The local ‘janata’ ruled at Rajwada and the chaat corners, samosa shops and sweet vendors had double the normal sales till the police staff on duty asked them to close down shops. Small eateries including Vijay Chaat Corner, Madhuram Sweets and Johnny Hot Dog at 56 Shops also had a profitable evening with not even walking space left in that area. Children, youth, elders and senior citizens were seen at the Mall enjoying themselves.

Individual celebrations in colony gardens and localities consisted of cultural performances by children, games and dinner. Ice cream corners at Rajani Bhavan and Race Course Road were a hit among youngsters who did the rounds of the City to have some fun on December 31. Some people preferred it private and saw the dawn of New Year inside multiplexes while movies of their choice.