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Indira Park gets a fresh lease of life

Indira Park gets a fresh lease of life
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After protesting about the lack of facilities and stink emanating from the pond, the 2,000 odd walkers and 5,000 persons who visit Indira Park daily are now a happy lot. Thanks to the works undertaken by the parks wing, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) the park now looks clean and green.

After protesting about the lack of facilities and stink emanating from the pond, the 2,000 odd walkers and 5,000 persons who visit Indira Park daily are now a happy lot. Thanks to the works undertaken by the parks wing, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) the park now looks clean and green.

 Rose Garden in   Indira Park  Photos: Hrudayanand

The pond that was filled with plastic bottles, eatables and garbage is now clean and people have started using the boating facility. A jet fountain was also installed inside the pond and is used on a regular basis. Raj Kumar, assistant director, parks, GHMC, says, “We have a shortage of staff but make sure that the pond is cleaned on a regular basis. The rose garden too is a big hit as it is in full bloom. Rs 35 lakh was spent in developing the rose garden.” The palmetum, one of the largest in India, has 87 varieties.

The boat ride is back to its former glory and is a major attraction.

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