Pics: Rashtrapati Bhavan's Iconic Mughal Gardens Ahead Of Its Annual Opening For Public

Updated: February 05, 2018 08:50 IST
It's that time of year when Rashtrapati Bhavan's iconic Mughal Gardens open to the public. The magnificent garden at the presidential estate will open for the public from Tuesday, February 6 after President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates it today. This year, the Mughal Gardens will remain open to the public from February 6 to March 9 between 9:30 am to 4 pm, press secretary to the president, Ashok Malik said. The gardens will however, remain closed on Mondays for maintenance, and on March 2 for Holi, he said. On March 9, the garden will be open exclusively for special category people such as farmers, differently-abled persons, defence forces and Delhi Police personnel. President Kovind will inaugurate the annual gardening festival 'Udyanotsav' of the Rashtrapati Bhavan today. Around 10,000 Tulip bulbs in eight varieties of different colours - all imported from the Netherlands - will be the major attraction of the garden this year. Here is a look at the Mughal Gardens before it opens to the public tomorrow:
Pics: Rashtrapati Bhavan\'s Iconic Mughal Gardens Ahead Of Its Annual Opening For Public
Flowers in full bloom at the iconic Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The Mughal Gardens will open for the public from tomorrow.
Pics: Rashtrapati Bhavan\'s Iconic Mughal Gardens Ahead Of Its Annual Opening For Public
Roses in full bloom at Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The Mughal Gardens will showcase 135 different varieties of roses this year.
Pics: Rashtrapati Bhavan\'s Iconic Mughal Gardens Ahead Of Its Annual Opening For Public
Visitors to the Rashtrapati Bhavan museum take a walk between the beds of flowers at the Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan days before it will formally open to the public. The iconic gardens will open for the public from tomorrow, after President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates it after the annual gardening festival 'Udyanotsav' today.
Pics: Rashtrapati Bhavan\'s Iconic Mughal Gardens Ahead Of Its Annual Opening For Public
Visitors take a selfie against the backdrop of a rainbow seen near a fountain during the press preview of Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
Pics: Rashtrapati Bhavan\'s Iconic Mughal Gardens Ahead Of Its Annual Opening For Public
Pics: Rashtrapati Bhavan\'s Iconic Mughal Gardens Ahead Of Its Annual Opening For Public
A gardener removes the brown foliage among the tulip beds at Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. the Mughal Gardens will remain open to the public from February 6 to March 9 between 9:30 am to 4 pm, except Mondays - which has been kept for maintenance and upkeep.
Pics: Rashtrapati Bhavan\'s Iconic Mughal Gardens Ahead Of Its Annual Opening For Public
A visitor poses for a picture in front of a fountain during the press preview of Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Sunday. Apart from the Mughal Gardens, visitors this year would also be able to see the other gardens in Rashtrapati Bhavan, which include the Circular, Spiritual, Herbal, Bonsai, Tactile, and Musical gardens.
Pics: Rashtrapati Bhavan\'s Iconic Mughal Gardens Ahead Of Its Annual Opening For Public
A woman walks along the bed of Tulips at the Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Around 10,000 Tulip bulbs in eight varieties of different colours - all imported from the Netherlands - will be the major attraction of the garden this year.

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