President House: Mughal Gardens is now open for public from today :- New Delhi: On Saturday, President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Mughal gardens as part of the Udyanotsav. The iconic Mughal Gardens of the President House will open for the public from Sunday.
The beautiful lawns – comprising the musical garden, bonsai garden, herbal garden and spiritual garden – will remain open from February 5-March 12 (except on Mondays which are maintenance days) between 9:30 AM-4:00 PM.
A statement from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said that entry and exit for people to reach the Mughal Gardens will be from Gate No 35 of the President’s Estate, close to where North Avenue meets Rashtrapati Bhavan.
It said that visitors are requested not to bring any water bottles, briefcases, handbags/ladies purses, cameras, radios, transistors, boxes, umbrellas, eatables etc. Such articles, if any, will have to be deposited at the entry point.
It added that arrangements for drinking water, toilets, first aid/medical facility and restrooms for children, women and senior citizens will be provided.
There will be special visiting days too as the gardens will open exclusively on March 10 for farmers, differently abled persons, defence/paramilitary forces and Delhi Police personnel. They can visit the gardens on this day between 9:30 AM-4:00 PM and the entry will be through Gate No 35.