Knocksense: A local content and recommendations platform

Winters are undoubtedly our favourite season and when it comes to Lucknow ki sardi, it's an experience we desperately wait for, every year! Winters in Lucknow have been a little over-drawn this year; the cold has set into our bones yet it is still so much better than the heat that Lucknow usually suffers from.


The winter season is not only a much welcome change after the intense heat, but it is also something we wait for the entire year because of all the perks it comes with. Here's why we cannot have enough of this season and aren't ready to say goodbye just yet!


Foggy mornings

A light foggy morning ride along the Marine Drive or near the Ekana stadium is thrilling enough to awaken your senses and put a pep in your step. We especially like driving through the lanes of Hazratganj during foggy mornings, when the traffic is light and the entire city seems to slow down.

Winter Special foods

Food is one thing we Lucknowites love more than all else. Winters bring with them a ton of season-specific delicacies which we wait to chomp down, the entire year. Makkhan malai, gajar ka halwa, jouzi halwa, noon chai, paye ka shorba- are some of our favourite things to eat during this season.

And the best part? In winters you can layer up your clothes and hide away all the weight you've gained! It's a win-win for all.

Hanging out over Chai

Chai is one thing we Lucknowites love more than food (well, maybe)! Hanging out at a local tapri/nukkad wale bhaiya during morning, afternoons and evening is one of our favourite things to do. No-one can ever have too-much chai and a sip of adrak and elaichi chai during a long workday is often the only thing saving us.

Perfect Picnic Weather

Early and late winter is the uncontested picnic weather. The sun shines brightly while a little nip in the air tells us that we will not sweat our faces off. This is the time of the year, we all head out to catch the beautiful vistas of the city, finding what we love about it and lounging in grassy patches, with the sun warming our bones.

The Zoo and Bada Imambara are best visited during this season and who can forget the makkhan malai you get to eat when out and about in old Lucknow!

The Annual Events & Festivals

Winter is that time of the year when most events and festivals are held in Lucknow. It is one of the most happening time for Lucknowites and we can never say no to all the amazing events that happen here. Lucknow Mahotsav, UP Mahotsav, Repertwahr- are a few of our favourites and we cannot imagine our winters without any of these!

Party Season!

images.assettype.com

Winters are quite a busy time for the city's party animals! There are so many parties to attend and so much fun to be had and no, we're not just talking about New Year's celebrations. Christmas parties, the usual December hits, the winter carnivals and a bunch of other festivals, always keep us on our toes during this season, here in Lucknow. Oh and the weddings too, have us hopping from one venue to the other!

Winter shopping in Ganj

Ganjing is the favourite idle activity of Lucknowites. If you want an OTG cable for your phone, a lehenga for the shaadi or just some chaat, Ganj is the place where you head to. Winter shopping in Ganj becomes an experience we long to have every day! You can just stroll around, hop from stalls to stores, without breaking a sweat and without soaking up any tan.

The nip in the air makes for the perfect excuse to nosh on some basket chaat, aloo tikki, Marksmen ka dosa or sip on the regular Sharma or Keval ki chai.

Knock Knock

Winters are a wonderful time of the year, more so when you're in a city as beautiful and amazing as Lucknow. The ancient architecture, the beautiful culture and the mouth-watering food makes for a wintertime we just don't wanna let go off!

d Flea Affair by Knocksense in Lucknow is all set to take you by storm this weekend!

Taking place at the coolest venue in town, d Flea Affair will stretch from October 29 to 30th.

Stepping into a new age of fests and fairs, Knocksense is hosting Lucknow's first-ever flea market and it's all set to revolutionise the way you have fun! An outdoor bazaar, 'd Flea Affair' is a one stop destination for your retail therapy, set in the vibrance of the town's choicest lifestyle, decor, food and fashion brands, amid the rhythms of kick-ass music. Set up in a 'Boho Carnival' look, this magnanimous affair will be organised at DLF MyPad from October 29 to 31.

Keep reading... Show less

Proud Moment for Lucknowites as city gets its own IPL team!

RP Sanjiv Goenka Group buys it for Rs 7,090 crore

Lucknow's own IPL team to play in IPL 2022. Ahmedabad and Lucknow are the two new members of the Indian Premier League (IPL) family as it will now be a ten-team affair from the next season.

Keep reading... Show less

Dengue impact in Jaipur's urban areas soars to a new peak with 922 cases so far!

Mansarovar area logs in the highest number of 167 dengue cases in urban Jaipur.

Amidst the persistent dengue scourge in Jaipur, the disease spread in urban areas shoulders a tally higher than that of rural limits. With 922 cases coming from the city and 795 from the remote set-ups, the Pink City is facing an epidemic and it's raising concerns across. Reportedly, the Jaipur Municipal Corporation is undertaking a new plan of action for all anti-larvae operations each day, based on an area-wise list prepared by the health department daily for dengue prevention.

Keep reading... Show less

Vaccination drive in UP to get a boost with Cluster Model 2.0

Cluster Model 2.0 will be implemented across Uttar Pradesh from November 1.

In a bid to speed up the COVID-19 vaccination coverage in the state, the government of Uttar Pradesh has decided to adopt the 'Cluster Model 2.0'. Focusing on the administration of the second and the final dose, this new strategy will be implemented from November 1 in rural areas. Notably, the UP government had earlier organised an inoculation drive at the block level by creating mini clusters. The second version of this model that will be implemented next month, includes a few additional changes.

Keep reading... Show less

Lucknow University to resume physical classes for another course starting October 25

LU had earlier resumed on-campus classes for Fine Arts, B.Com and Management students

With a decline in the number of COVID cases in the city, Lucknow University is gradually resuming offline classes for different courses. Recently, the university announced that physical classes for BCA first semester students for the session 2021-22 would begin from 25 October. The university had previously started physical classes for Fine Arts, B.Com and Management students on 7th October.

Keep reading... Show less

116 primary & secondary schools in Lucknow to get a facelift soon

Reportedly, 65 primary & 51 secondary schools in Lucknow are all set to undergo renovation

116 government schools in Lucknow are all set to get a facelift soon. The dilapidated condition of these schools had gone unnoticed for a long time, but now various real estate developers have extended proposals to renovate these facilities as a part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. According to the officials, based on the report submitted by the education department, 116 schools across the city have been shortlisted for the same.

Keep reading... Show less

New rail line project between Indore and Gadawara kickstarts after a 5-year-long hiatus

The 205-km-long rail line will bring Jabalpur, Bhopal and Indore closer

The Indore Budhni Gadarwara Rail Line dream project finally inches closer to realisation with the Centre's nod. Initially proposed in 2016-2017, this agenda is presently in the land-acquisition stage and work is expected to start soon. Reportedly, the Union has further released funds for the accession of 1500 hectares of land to expedite the project pace. Pegged at a budget of ₹7,500 crores, the rail line will witness the establishment of 18 big and small stations along the charted route, benefitting lakhs of people.

Keep reading... Show less

Most Read

Headlines

Lucknow

Kanpur

Trending

Jaipur

Indore

Goa

Mumbai