Union Minister for Labour & Employment and Environment, Forest & Climate Change Bhupender Yadav on March 11 inaugurated the NDMC G20 Flower Festival at Central Park, Connaught Place, New Delhi. New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) had organised the two-day G20-themed flower festival to showcase the vibrant and colourful display of G20 members and guest countries. China, Japan, Singapore and the Netherlands participated in the G20 Flower Festival.
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) also participated in the G20 Flower Festival, where a large variety of seasonal and exclusive flora was on display, said officials. Flower plants of different colours and varieties were on display in different forms and installations at the flower festival. It also showcased paintings or photographs of flowers such as national flowers or major flower gardens of G20 members and guest countries. The public could also purchase their favourite plants from various stalls set up in the event.
The Connaught Place in New Delhi, which is a major tourist and commercial spot, attracted a large number of visitors to the flower show. Horticulture enthusiasts could walk in to enjoy vibrant flowers such as dahlias, bougainvillea, foliage plants, bonsai, cacti and succulents in pots, and hanging baskets and can purchase their favourite plants, and flowers, etc., from the stalls. Floral figures, tray garden, and floral arrangements were also displayed. The visitors also enjoyed the musical and cultural programmes organised at the Central Park Amphitheatre.