Ajmal Khan Park

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Ajmal Khan Park
TypeUrban park
LocationKarol Bagh , New Delhi, India
Area5 acres
Created1921
Operated byNew Delhi Municipal Council

Ajmal Khan Park is an urban park in the central part of the Karol Bagh of New Delhi, India . Spread over five acres, it was initially opened in 1921, named Hakim Ajmal Khan (1868–1927), noted freedom fighter and Unani medicine physician.[1] It is adjacent to Tibbia College built by Hakim Ajmal Khan.

The park has a statue of Ajmal Khan at the centre of the park, besides a musical fountain run by Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation.[2][3] It has been a popular venue to numerous political rallies, holding a crowd of over 20,000 people.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NDMC to renovate Ajmal Khan Park in Karol Bagh". Zee News. 17 July 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Gardens Parks & Picnic Spots in New Delhi". Delhi Tourism. Archived from the original on 25 December 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  3. ^ "NDMC to renovate Ajmal Khan Park in Karol Bagh". Business Standard. 17 July 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  4. ^ Ambika Pandit (31 March 2014). "Sonia raises pitch with history lesson on Karol Bagh's Ajmal Khan Park". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 November 2014.

Coordinates: 28°39′13″N 77°11′48″E / 28.653636°N 77.196604°E / 28.653636; 77.196604