India's president opens Mughal Gardens to public

India's president opens Mughal Gardens to public
Beautiful Nishar Bagh Mughal Gardens and its twelve descending terraces of water and flowers.

India's president Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the annual Udyanotsav at the Mughal Gardens located within the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Feb 13.

The gardens will remain open to the public until March 15.

The Mughal Gardens has over 70 varieties of seasonal flowers that are arranged according to their height and grouped in colour combinations.

There are around 120 different types of roses, all of which have their own name in the garden and 40 different fragrant varieties.

The main attraction this year is tulips. About 10,000 tulips in red, orange and yellow mixed with red, pink, purple and white are expected to bloom in phases until March 10.

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