R-Day: Traffic islands, roundabouts decked up with artistic floral designs

NewsDrum Desk
26 Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) Traffic islands and roundabouts in Lutyens Delhi have been decked up with artistic floral designs ahead of the 74th Republic Day, officials said on Wednesday.

The New Delhi Municipal Council said 18 flower boards and an equal number of flower fountains have been set up and the civic body's building has been illuminated with tricolour for the occasion.

"Special preparations have been made by the NDMC for the purpose of enhancing the beauty of the New Delhi area and celebrating the 74th Republic Day," said Satish Upadhyay, vice chairman, NDMC.

Upadhyay informed that prominent places like Palika Kendra, Mandi House, Tilak Marg Entry Point, Hyderabad House, PM House Roundabout, Rashtrapati Bhavan Roundabout, 11 Murti, Teen Murti, York Place, Shanti Path-Panchsheel Marg Junction, Tilak Marg entrance and Kautilya Marg-Shanti Path have been decorated with large flower boards and attractive fountains.

"The special feature of these boards is their messages like Vasudev Kutumbakam, G20, Nation-Paramount, One-Earth, One-Family, One-Future," Upadhyay said.

"The country is celebrating 75 years of India's independence and on January 26, we will celebrate the 74th Republic Day where the power of India will be displayed," he said. PTI VA VA TDS TDS

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