Thousands gathered in Auckland to see off 2023 and welcome 24. The celebration here was with Dipalankaras and fireworks. New Year celebration in Auckland and Wellington is famous.
New Year is coming in Australia after New Zealand. After this, each country like Japan, China and India will adopt 2024. New Year’s ends last on uninhabited Baker Island and Howland Island in the United States. By the time the new year arrives in these islands, it will be 11 a.m. on January 1 in London.
Elaborate celebrations are held to celebrate the New Year in the country. Security has been strengthened in many places. In Kerala, New Year’s Eve is celebrated under heavy security, including at Fort Kochi.
Police have made tight security arrangements in the cities of Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode. At Fort Kochi, where the carnival is celebrated, a thousand policemen under the leadership of ten DySPs are in charge of security. A ban on vehicles has been imposed on Kozhikode beach. About six hundred policemen have been deployed here.
The Police Commissioner has directed that the New Year celebrations in Thiruvananthapuram should end at 12:30 pm. Those who are drunk and try to disturb others will be arrested. Excise permission has been made mandatory for DJ parties in the state. Hotels and restaurants conducting DJ parties should take permission from Excise in advance. Excise intelligence has instructed that special vigilance should be done in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode districts.