Amit Shah inaugurated Bharat Darshan Park

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday inaugurated the very attractive Bharat Darshan Park built by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) in Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday inaugurated the very attractive Bharat Darshan Park built by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) in Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area.


Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, South Delhi MP Ramesh Bidhuri, West Delhi MP Parvesh Verma, South Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor Mukesh Suryan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Delhi State President Adesh Gupta, BJP Leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa and others were present.


Taking forward the concept of 'Waste to Wealth', SDMC has developed this attractive and magnificent park in Punjabi Bagh, SDMC said in a press release on Saturday. This is the first such park in India, in which replicas of 22 historical and cultural monuments and artifacts from different states of India have been beautifully displayed from scrap and waste. Here under Waste to Art, 21 famous historical monuments and a banyan tree were made from waste items like waste and iron articles, electric poles, old cars, park grills, automobile parts, and iron pipes lying in the corporation store. has gone.


According to SDMC, this enchanting park built in a plot of 8.5 acres includes Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar, Charminar, Gateway of India, Ajanta Ellora Cave, Konark Temple, Khajuraho Temple, Sanchi Stupa, Nalanda University, Mysore Palace, Hampi, Artifacts of 22 historical and cultural monuments including Gol Gumbaz, Meenakshi Temple, Hawa Mahal, Junagadh Fort, Victoria Memorial, Tawang Gate, Rameshwaram, Dwarkadhish, Jagannath Puri, Badrinath and Vat Vriksha have been carved. The corporation said that about 350 tonnes of scrap has been used in the construction work of this park at a cost of Rs 20 crore. The artworks have been created by eight artists, 22 supporting artists and about 150 artisans.


Despite the impact of the corona pandemic, the park was built in about 22 months. Keeping in view the environment and solar power generation, five solar trees (5 kW each) and 84 kW rooftop solar panels have been installed in the park. A one lakh litre capacity Wastewater Treatment Plant (STP) has been installed for irrigation water supply in the park. Apart from this, the artefacts have been beautifully decorated, with 755 facade lights, three LED screens, 600 bollard lights, one DG set, 102 compound lights and 51 CCTV cameras. To enhance the beauty of the park, about 12 thousand ornamental trees have been planted.