India rings in 2019 with fireworks, dance, revelry


People across India rang in the New Year 2019 with fireworks, dance, and music as the clock struck midnight on Tuesday (January 01).

Tourists and local residents in India’s tourist hub of Goa and eastern Bhubaneswar city gathered in huge numbers to witness stage performances and danced the night away.

Similar scenes played in southern Chennai city where people gathered at the popular Marina Beach and showbiz hub Mumbai as people danced and cheered to welcome the New Year with pomp and fervour.

Visitors from around the globe were also seen enjoying traditional meals and dance performances. A Tourist, Sebastian said, he felt really welcomed and it was great to be in India on the first day of the year.

Security was also stepped up across the country to maintain law and order.

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