Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan renamed Amrit Udyan, to open from January 31

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New Delhi: On Saturday, the Center renamed the Mughal Gardens in Rashtrapati Bhavan as “Amrit Udyan.” The new name was given by President Draupadi Murmu as part of the “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” festivities, to commemorate 75 years of Indian independence.

Amrit Udayan will be inaugurated by President Murmu on January 29 and will be open to the public for two months from January 31 to March 26.

“This time, the Gardens (Herbal Garden, Bonsai Garden, Central Lawn, Long Garden, and Circular Garden) will be open for about two months. The Gardens will be open to the general public on January 31, 2023 and will remain open until March 26, 2023 (except Mondays which are maintenance days and March 8 for Holi),” the President’s secretary said. it’s a statement.

It will be open exclusively to special categories, including farmers, disabled people, defense and paramilitary forces, and Delhi Police personnel from January 28-31.

Visitors will be able to visit in six time slots between 10 am and 4 pm. The capacity for the two morning time slots (from 10 a.m. to 12 noon) will be 7,500 visitors during the week and 10,000 visitors in each slot on weekends. The capacity for the four evening slots (from 12 to 4 p.m.) will be 5,000 visitors in each slot during the week and 7,500 visitors on weekends.

“Spread over a vast 15-acre expanse, Amrit Udyan has often been portrayed, and deservedly so, as the soul of the presidential palace. The Amrit Udyan takes its inspiration from the Mughal gardens of Jammu and Kashmir, the gardens around the Taj Mahal and even miniature paintings from India and Persia,” according to information available on the official Rashthrapati Bhavan website.

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