Mughal Gardens set to open

February 14, 2013 - 12:07:17 am

New Delhi: The warm spring sunshine graciously bathes the floral carpets of exquisitely manicured lawns of Mughal Gardens adorned with myriad flowers of every description. Rashtrapati Bhavan’s treasured gardens are set to be opened to the public from tomorrow.
While there are 120 varieties of roses across the 15-acre Mughal Gardens, this time around the main attraction are the 2,500 dahlias that will certainly grab eyeballs. While it will be President Pranab Mukherjee’s maiden ‘Udyanoytsav’ on February 15, he strolls around the garden every morning. The Mughal Gardens will remain open to general public from February 16 to March 17 while the differently-abled and the visually impaired people can visit it till March 19. Rashtrapati Bhavan, the president’s official residence, is spread over 330 acres and was designed by British architect Edwin Luteyns. IANS