Mohor Kunja

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Mohor Kunja entrance

Mohor Kunja (earlier Citizen's Park[1]) is a public urban park in Kolkata. The park is located on Cathedral Road by the side of Victoria Memorial and opposite Nandan.[2] The Park was constructed by the Trinamool Congress led Kolkata Municipal Corporation in 2005 and opened as Citizen's Park.[2] In 2007, the Park was renamed by Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya, then Mayor of Kolkata as Mohor Kunja to honour Rabindra Sangeet expert Kanika Bandopadhyay, who is popularly known as Mohor-di.[1] The construction cost of the park was Rupees 64 Lakhs.[1] The park is known for its Musical fountains and atheistic beauty.[2] The park also provides an open air stage for cultural events.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Citizen’s Park renamed as Mohor Kunj". Express India. 13 October 2007. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "KMC to take back Mohor Kunja park". Times of India. 30 July 2010. Retrieved 26 May 2012.