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Photo feature: Majestic Mughal Garden of India's Rashtrapati Bhavan opened for public viewing

The presidents of India have over the course of time developed the garden to showcase the nation’s innovation and self-sustainability.

Red roses at the Mughal Garden at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi. Photographs and video by Rajeev Bhatt

Referred to as ‘the first garden of the Republic', the Mughal Gardens of the Rashtrapati Bhavan — home to the President of India, spreads over a vast expanse of 15 acres.

The 15-acre area Mughal Gardens of the Rashtrapati Bhavan have been opened for the annual public viewing from February 12, 2022. Photographs and video by Rajeev Bhatt

Designed by the famous English architect Sir Edward Lutyens in the 1920s as part of what was originally the Viceroy’s Estate, the gardens of the Presidential Palace are inspired by the Mughal Gardens of Jammu and Kashmir.

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