Special Correspondent

VELLORE: The Vellore Tourism Development Society has extended the timings of operation of the boats in the moat around the fort here for the period from April 10 to May 31 in order to cater to the inflow of visitors and tourists during the summer holidays.

According to a release from the Collector, S. Gopalakrishnan, the boats, which were hitherto operated only on Saturdays and Sundays for restricted hours, would operate from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on all days till May 31. The boat fee would be Rs.10 for adults and Rs.5 for children.