People can visit the gardens from 10 am to 5 pm.

Presidents southern residence Rashtrapati Nilayam open for Hyderabad public till Jan 10
news News Tuesday, January 03, 2017 - 07:45
Written by  IANS

The gardens at Rashtrapati Nilayam, or the President's southern residence, in Secunderabad, the twin city of Hyderabad, will open for public viewing from January 3 to 10, said an official statement.

People can visit the gardens from 10 am to 5 pm, it said.

"The gardens of Rashtrapati Nilayam include landscaped gardens, herbal gardens, NakshatraVatika, seasonal flowering plants, display of potted plants around the main building and fruit gardens of mango, sapota, pomegranate, guava, amla, coconut and cheeku," it added.

President Pranab Mukherjee returned on December 30 to New Delhi after a 10-day annual southern sojourn.

Telangana Governor ESL Narasimhan, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya and top officials saw him off at Hakeempet Air Force Station.

Mukherjee, who stayed at Rashtrapati Nilayam in Secunderabad, participated in various programmes in Hyderabad. 

The President attended a banquet hosted by the governor at Raj Bhavan on December 27 and offered prayers at Tirumala temple in Tirupati on December 29.

A day before winding up his sojourn, Mukherjee hosted 'At Home' for the governor, chief ministers, state ministers and top officials at Rashtrapati Nilayam.

He also visited Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala to attend various programmes.