Festival of Flowers: Udyanotsav begins at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President Ram Nath Kovind today opened the annual Udyanotsav of Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan will be opened for the general public from today.

The gardens will remain open till the 8th of next month and people can visit between 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The gardens will be closed for visitors on Mondays, on account of maintenance.

The main attraction of this year’s Udyanotsav, beside Tulips and Exotic flowers, are bulbous flowerings. Around 10 thousand Tulips are specially cultivated in Mughal Gardens and they are in vivid colours of red, white, orange and yellow. Flower Carpets in magnificent designs will also be on display in the Central Lawns revealing the skill and craft of the gardeners of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

In addition to the direct walk-in entry like previous years, visitors can plan their visit to the Gardens well in advance through online booking facility. Online Booking can be done by visiting the Rashtrapati Bhavan website. Both direct walk-in entry and online booking are free of cost. Entry and exit for all online and walk-in visitors will be from Gate No. 35 of the President’s Estate.