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Tathawade Garden, Pune

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Tathawade garden pune is a major landmark in City of Pune in India. The garden was opened to the public on 31 October 2002.

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A life-size statue of Major Pradeep Tathawade, who died fighting militants in Poonch district of Jammu in June 2000 and after whom the park is named, dominates the entrance to the garden.

The park is spread over 2.75 acres land has 260 metres long jogging track along the circumference. The park includes several water fountains, a children's play park and, at the centre of the park, there is an artificial pond with fish in it. Also to be found in the garden is a Pakistani tank that served in the Indo-Pak war. The tank was gifted to the Pune Municipal Corporation by the Indian Army.

In addition to this, there is a stage facing a huge lawn. A social organization Apala Parisar frequently organizes various classical musical performances and other social activities on weekends.

The park also has amenities including separate restrooms for men and women.

Many trees, mostly domestic, can be found in the park, including Mango, Neem, Peppul, Banyan, Amla, Cherry, Almond, Palash, Jamun, Gulmohar, Bamboo and Bel trees. The garden also includes several different varieties of roses, marigold, Dahlia, Zinnia, Jasmine, Shoeflower, Jai, Jui and Chamak.

Visitors

The visitors come from the circumference of five km that includes Dahanukar Colony, Bhusari Colony and Paud Road and Singhagad Road.

References

Tathawade Garden, Pune Wikipedia


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