Dr. Annapurna Garimla has designed this cruise.
Its design has taken about 5 years.
Everything from the carpet to the furniture in it is indigenous.
Ganga Vilas Cruise: You must have come to know about Ganga Vilas Cruise by now. For the first time such a cruise has been made in India, which is believed to compete with European countries. This cruise is being discussed in the country and abroad. This cruise is 60 to 70 percent booked for the next 5 years. If you also want a ticket, then you may have to wait a long time. Everyone is talking about Ganga Vilas Cruise, but there is not much discussion about who is standing behind this great masterpiece. Yes, we are talking about Dr. Annapurna Garimella, who designed it. Today we are going to tell you some such things about him, which you may not have known yet.
According to Raj Singh, the owner of the company operating the cruise, it has taken about 5 years for its design. This cruise is completely Made in India. It has been prepared in Kolkata. At the same time, its special thing is that everything from the carpet to the furniture in it is indigenous.
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There are discussions in the country and abroad
This grand river cruise, which is making headlines in the country and abroad, has left from Varanasi these days with a tourist from Switzerland. It will complete the journey of about 3200 km to Dibrugarh in Assam via Bangladesh in 51 days. Here we will also know about this grand river cruise and the people who prepared it, who are those people whose hard work has made everyone crazy today.
Know about Dr. Garimla, who designed the cruise
Dr. Annapurna Garimla, who designed it, is a designer and art historian. She lives in Bangalore. After doing BA from California State University, he did MPhil and PhD from Columbia University, New York. She runs an organization called Jackfruit. Let us tell you that Dr. Garimla has also written many books. He is known for his research on indigenous art and architecture traditions of India that developed after independence.
The cruise has a complete glimpse of Indian culture
Apart from this, Dr. Annapurna has used his entire experience in making this cruise. He has designed it completely keeping in mind the Indian culture and tradition. Bright and light colors have been used in this. Its artworks also have a glimpse of the entire Indian culture. From the cushions to the tiles, everything is hand made. A glimpse of post-independence India is being seen in its furniture, crockery, color and design of rooms.
Tourists are liking this cruise
Ganga Vilas Cruise is very much liked by the tourists. The length of this cruise is 62.5 meters and the width is 12.8 meters. There are a total of 18 suites in it. Along with there is a 40 seater restaurant, spa room and three sundecks. Different types of facilities have been provided on all the three decks.
One day rent 50 thousand rupees
Raj Singh is the owner of Antara Cruise Private Limited, the company operating this cruise. He is a resident of Bharatpur, Rajasthan. He says that the booking for this had started three years back. At the same time, for the next five years, 60 to 70 percent of its booking is full. Please tell that its one day rent is 50 thousand rupees. For the first trip, Swiss tourists have made bookings at Rs 38 lakh per suite. Its specialty is that this cruise is completely eco-friendly. That means there will be no pollution from it. Apart from this, the Cruise has the capacity to store 60 thousand liters of water. Its fuel capacity is 40 thousand liters.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 20, 2023, 11:56 IST