‘Mughal Garden’ in Rashtrapati Bhavan has been renamed as ‘Amrit Udyan’

Commendable decision of the Centre

New Delhi – The ‘Mughal Garden’ in Rashtrapati Bhavan premises has been renamed as ‘Amrit Udyan’. Like every year this year also the Garden will be kept open for the public from 31st January till 26th March. People from all over the world visit these gardens to view and admire the variety of beautiful flora and fauna here. The Garden spread over 15 acres of land had been initiated and designed during the British regime.

In this garden 138 types of roses, more than 10,000 tulips, and 70 others various flowering plants exist. Dr Rajendra Prasad, the 1st President of India had thrown the garden open for the general public in Spring Season each year.

According to a statement from Rashtrapati Bhavan, “Rashtrapati Bhavan is home to a diverse collection of gardens. Originally, these included the East Lawn, Central Lawn, Long Garden, and Circular Garden. During the terms of former Presidents Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and Ram Nath Kovind, additional gardens were developed, such as the Herbal-I, Herbal-II, Tactile Garden, Bonsai Garden, and Arogya Vanam. In celebration of 75 years of Independence as ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav,’ the President of India has decided to give all of the Rashtrapati Bhavan gardens a common name of ‘Amrit Udyan.” – Some additional information given for readers to have knowledge about these gardens.

Editorial viewpoint

Hindus feel that, ‘No identity of Mughals should remain in India’.