President inaugurates annual Udyanotsav at Rashtrapati Bhavan

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News:The President has inaugurated the Udyanotsav festival at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Facts:

About Udyanotsav:

  • Udyanotsav is an annual gardening festival of the Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

About Rashtrapti Bhavan 

  • The Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India located in New Delhi,India.
  • It was constructed by the two architects namely Sir Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker.

About Mughal Gardens:

  • Mughal gardens have been built by the Mughals in the Persian style of architecture. 
  • This style was heavily influenced by the Persian gardens particularly the Charbagh style.

About Charbagh Style:

  • Charbagh is a Persian Style Garden layout in which the main building is put at the centre of a quadrilateral Garden divided by walkways or flowing water into four different directions.
  • This style is usually found in countries throughout Western and South Asia, including Iran and India.