Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan renamed Amrit Udyan, to open for public tomorrow - How to book tickets online, price and other details
Mughal Gardens renamed Amrit Udyan, Mughals Garden Opening Date 2023 Ticket Price, Mughals Garden Opening Date 2023 Booking Online: According to an official statement, Amrit Udyan would open to the public from January 31, 2023.
Mughal Gardens renamed Amrit Udyan, Mughals Garden Opening Date 2023 Ticket Price, Mughals Garden Opening Date 2023 Booking Online: The iconic Mughal Gardens at the Rashtrapati Bhavan has been renamed as 'Amrit Udyan'. The gardens at the President's official home, Rashtrapati Bhavan have been renamed as part of the "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav" celebrations.
Mughals Garden, now Amrit Udyan, Opening Date 2023
According to an official statement, Amrit Udyan would open to the public from January 31, 2023. It will remain open till March 26, 2023. Visitors must note that it will remain closed on Mondays which are maintenance days and on March 8 on account of Holi.
President Droupadi Murmu will grace the opening of the gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan, Udyan Utsav 2023, on Sunday.
"On the occasion of the celebrations of 75 years of Independence as 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav', the President of India is pleased to give a common name to the Rashtrapati Bhavan gardens as 'Amrit Udyan'," Navika Gupta, Deputy Press Secretary to the President, said in the statement.
Delhi's famed Rajpath was renamed as 'Kartavya Path' last year. The renaming is in line with the Centre's effort to remove any trace of a colonial mindset.
"Rashtrapati Bhavan is home to a rich variety of gardens. Originally, they included East Lawn, Central Lawn, Long Garden and Circular Garden. During the term of former Presidents Dr A P J Abdul Kalam and Shri Ram Nath Kovind, more gardens were developed, namely, Herbal-I, Herbal-II, Tactile Garden, Bonsai Garden and Arogya Vanam," it said.
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This year, visitors will be able to see specially cultivated tulips of 12 unique varieties. According to a statement, they are expected to bloom in phases.
This time the gardens (Herbal Garden, Bonsai Garden, Central Lawn, Long Garden and Circular Garden) will be open for about two months.
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From March 28 to 31, the gardens will be open for special categories - for farmers on March 28, for differently abled on March 29, for personnel of defence forces, paramilitary forces and police on March 30, and for women, including tribal women's self-help groups, on March 31.
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Mughal Gardens renamed Amrit Udyan - How to book tickets online
Those who want to visit Amrit Udyan can book their tickets well in advance through online booking.
Booking can be made on https://rashtrapatisachivalaya.Gov.In or https://rb.Nic.In/rbvisit/visit_plan.Aspx.
Visit the websites and choose the Date of Visit, Visiting Time, and provide information like Accompanied Person Information (Number of accompanying persons excluding applicant).
Mughal Gardens renamed Amrit Udyan - How to book tickets offline
Walk-in visitors can also get entry into the gardens. But visitors will have to register themselves at the facilitation counters as well as at the self-service kiosk near gate no 12 of Rashtrapati Bhavan.
It is always advisable to book a slot online in advance to avoid the rush and save time,
Mughal Gardens renamed Amrit Udyan - Timings
The visitors will be allowed to visit in six hourly slots between 1000 hrs and 1600 hrs i.e. 10 am to 4 pm.
The capacity for the two forenoon slots (1000 hrs to 1200 hrs) will be 7,500 visitors during weekdays and 10,000 visitors in each slot on weekends.
The capacity for the four afternoon slots (1200 hrs to 1600 hrs) will be 5,000 visitors in each slot during weekdays and 7,500 visitors on weekends, it said.
Mughal Gardens renamed Amrit Udyan - Visit Rashtrapati Bhavan
Apart from the gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan, people can also visit Rashtrapati Bhavan five days a week (from Wednesday to Sunday) and Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum six days a week (from Tuesday to Sunday) as well as witness the change-of-guard ceremony on every Saturday, except on gazetted holidays.
Mughal Gardens renamed Amrit Udyan - Entry and Exit
Entry and exit for all visitors will be from gate no 35 of the President's Estate, close to where North Avenue meets Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Mughal Gardens renamed Amrit Udyan - What's allowed and what's not
Visitors are requested not to bring any briefcases, cameras, radios/transistors, boxes, umbrellas, eatables etc inside the gardens, the statement said.
"They can carry mobile phones, electronic keys, purse/handbags, water bottles and milk bottles for infants," the added.
Mughal Gardens renamed Amrit Udyan - Facilities available
Provision for drinking water, toilets and first aid/medical facilities will be made at various places along the public route.
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