The Rose Festival, a popular annual event of Chandigarh, will not be held this year.
The festival used to be held every year at the end of February. A three-day event, it saw various cultural, fun-filled and musical activities at Rose Garden, Sector 16, and Leisure Valley, Sector 10.
A senior MC official said, “Due to Covid and now bird flu, we are not taking any chances. This year, the fest will not be held.”