Gulmohar Park

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

India Gate

Gulmohar Park
neighbourhood
Gulmohar Park is located in Delhi
Gulmohar Park
Gulmohar Park
Location in Delhi, India
Coordinates: 28°33′36″N 77°12′44″E / 28.559873°N 77.212158°E / 28.559873; 77.212158Coordinates: 28°33′36″N 77°12′44″E / 28.559873°N 77.212158°E / 28.559873; 77.212158
Country India
StateDelhi
DistrictSouth Delhi
MetroNew Delhi
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
Planning agencyMunicipal Corporation of Delhi

Gulmohar Park is an affluent, upmarket and green neighbourhood in South Delhi.Presently this park is maintained by Delhi Development Authority.This park lies between Hauz Khas and Gautam Nagar and is named after the red-flowered Gulmohar trees (Delonix regia) growing inside. The nearby residential colony is known as Gulmohar Park Journalists' Colony or simply Gulmohar Park for short, and was established by a group of journalists in the 1970s and is today home to top notch business people, senior lawyers and cine star Amitabh Bachchan's Delhi residence.[1] [2]

Gulmohar Park is surrounded by Balbir Saxena Marg and Hauz Khas to the south, Yusuf Sarai, Gulmohar enclave and Gautam Nagar to the west, Neeti Bagh to the north and August Kranti Marg and Siri Fort to the east.

The colony covers 43 acres (170,000 m2) and has 13 parks inside. It is divided into four blocks (A, B, C and D) and also contains a DDA market and a residents' club (Gulmohar Club). Inside the colony is a police post, part of the Defence Colony Police Station.

Points of interest[edit]

Nearby landmarks include Siri Fort Auditorium, Siri Fort Sports Complex, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, National Institute of Fashion Technology, HUDCO Place and Yusuf Sarai Community Centre.

Accessibility[edit]

Indira Gandhi International Airport (Terminal 1 - Domestic) is 12.9 km from Gulmohar Park. Indira Gandhi International Airport (Terminal 2 - International) is 19.87 km from Gulmohar Park. Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station is 9.98 km from Gulmohar Park

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tribuneindia.com/2001/20011120/ncr1.htm#6
  2. ^ "Gulmohar Park PinCode Delhi". citypincode.in. Retrieved 9 March 2014.

External links[edit]