Butterfly Garden in Sanjeevaiah Park near Hussainsagar

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Hyderabad Tourism News: On the occasion of the second anniversary of Telangana’s formation, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao unfurled the second tallest National Flag at Sanjeevaiah Park, along with it. The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) inaugurated a Butterfly Garden in Sanjeevaiah Park near Hussainsagar, Telangana State. Sanjeevaiah Park is a public greenspace and park in the heart of Hyderabad, India. Built on 92 acres (37 ha) along the banks of Hussain Sagar lake, the park is named after Damodaram Sanjivayya, an erstwhile Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.

Nature Lovers: Butterfly Garden in Sanjeevaiah Park

The garden was developed as Hussainsagar and its surroundings are home to about 50 species of butterflies. The colourful range of shrubs, creepers and trees with flowers attract a large number of butterflies.

butterfly garden at Sanjeevaiah park
butterfly garden at Sanjeevaiah park

The garden was inaugurated by ministers Talasani Srinivas Yadav, K Laxma Reddy, A Indrakaran Reddy and T Padma Rao on the occasion of Second Telangana Formation Day. A brochure on the attractions in Sanjeevaiah Park was also released by the ministers. HMDA metropolitan commissioner T Chiranjeevulu said the butterfly garden was designed to create an environment that attracts butterflies and moths as well.

The garden was developed in 4.5 acres and plants that attract butterflies have already been planted in the area, the commissioner said.

GHMC mayor Bonthu Rammohan, deputy mayor Baba Fasiuddin and HMDA director (urban forestry) Swargam Srinivas were present.