Adviser opens 3 days Chrysanthemums Show at Terraced Garden
The Voice of Chandigarh News
The City Beautiful known as “City of Flowers” is witnessing the beautiful Chrysanthemum Show at Terraced Garden, Sector 33. The flower show was inaugurated by Manoj Parida, IAS, Adviser to the Administrator, U.T. Chandigarh in presence of Rajesh Kumar, Mayor, K.K. Yadav, IAS, Commissioner, Rajesh Gupta, area councilor, Shailender Singh, Chief Engineer, K.P. Singh, S.E. (Horticulture) other senior officers of MCC. The show would be open till December 8 and is being organized by the Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh.
On the occasion, Chief Guest released a brochure dedicated to the show. He then went around the Garden along with Mayor, Commissioner, councillors and senior officers of MCC to see the various flowers exhibited there with different permutations and combinations.
While addressing the gathering, the Adviser said that flowers are like friends in our lives. The friends create our life colorful and the flowers create the Nature colorful. He said that by organizing such type of flower shows is unique service to the public of city by the MCC.
He said that flower is associated with us from the beginning of life to end of life in many forms & ways and we have to celebrate the bloom of flowers in each season. The flower gives us the strength to lead your life in any condition and situation every time blooming. He said the flowers grow in their own ways, they don’t compete with each other and spread different fragrance to the visitors, he added.
The Chief Guest applauded the efforts of the officials of Municipal Corporation for organizing such a beautiful show. He also distributed sweets to the labourers and gardeners of Corporation on the occasion. He said that Chandigarh is world-wide known for its beautiful and magnificent gardens supplemented by green patches and flowering trees. He said that the Municipal Corporation is organizing admirable programmes for people of Chandigarh along with providing basic amenities and developmental works in the city.
After taking a round of the park, the chief guest and others laid flower petals at the Martyr’s Pillar in Terraced Garden sector 33 Chandigarh.
While addressing that gathering, the Mayor appreciated the dedication of gardeners of Municipal Corporation to grow such beautiful flowers. He said that because of the gardeners we enjoy the beauty of flower every year in this show. He said that the Municipal Corporation organizes the Chrysanthemum show every year at Terreced Garden Chandigarh.
The Commissioner said that last year this show witnessed over 268 varieties of Chrysanthemum, this year 269 varieties of Chrysanthemum are being displayed. All these varieties are grown and well groomed at MC nursery. He said that in this show, various govt./semi govt. institutions and various private growers took part in competitions of flowers grown in pots. Prizes will be given to the winners of best three exhibits in each category.
Gardeners of Horticulture Department, MCC in the show have made boat, camel, peacock, cow, giraffe, lion and many other animals and birds using flowers. Total 269 varieties of Chrysanthemum have been displayed in the show. The beautiful displays of the Chrysanthemum in the Show have helped Chandigarh in acquiring international fame.
A cultural programme was also organized by the students of Gurukul Global School, Sector 20, Panchkula.