04 January 2020
Bhubaneswar: The garden of the Raj Bhavan, the official residence of Odisha Governor Dr Ganeshi Lal, will be opened for general public from January 5, i.e. tomorrow onwards.
In a letter issued by the Governor House, the lush gardens will be opened on all days till January 20 from 1.30 pm until 5 pm. Schools and colleges can avail special entry from January 6-21 from 8.30 am till 10 am. For this, the requisite authorities can request to ADC to Governor or ACP, Raj Bhavan, Security.
In addition to manual entry systems prevalent in the Raj Bhavan, a mobile application called ‘RajBhavan Odisha’ has been launched. Through this one can avail their entries and generate pass by scanning the QR code at the Raj Bhavan gates.
Just like previous year, tiffin boxes, food packets, water bottles, and cameras would not be allowed inside the Raj Bhavan complex.
Apart from a huge variety of flowers in the lush green gardens, the Raj Bhavan also houses deer park, open aquarium, fountains, and bird enclosures. The denizens of the State wait with bated breath every year for the garden of Governor House to open.