‘Amrit Udyan’ now opens to public
JNS: Amrit Udyan at Rashtrapati Bhavan is now open to the general public. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, known as Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, President Droupadi Murmu renamed the Rashtrapati Bhavan gardens Amrit Udyan.
Visitors to Amrit Udyan will be able to observe specially bred tulips of twelve distinct types, which are projected to bloom in stages. Amrit Udyan will be open till March 26th, except on Mondays for maintenance.
The Gardens will be open for nearly two months this time. The Gardens’ final four days will be reserved for special categories. The garden will open on March 28th for farmers, March 29th for differently-abled people, March 30th for personnel of the Defence Forces, Paramilitary Forces, and Police, and March 31st for women, including tribal women’s Self Help Groups.
Visitors will be permitted to visit in six hours increments between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM. People can reserve their slots online months in advance. Reservations can be made online at www.rashtrapatisachivalaya.gov.in.
All visitors will enter and exit through Gate 35 of the President’s Estate.
People can visit Rashtrapati Bhavan five days a week, from Wednesday to Sunday, in addition to the Gardens. They can also visit the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum six days a week, from Tuesday to Sunday, and see the Change-of-Guard Ceremony every Saturday, excluding Gazetted Holidays.