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​Lucknow's historic Tikait Rai Talab at Rajajipuram to get a makeover

Built in the memory of Deewan Tikait Rai Bahadur of Awadh, the Tikait Rai Talab in Lucknow is set to become the site of a major facelift project, under the supervision of LDA. As per reports, the authority has released a budget of 68 to refurbish the historic monument on priority. Notably, the pond has been closed for a long time now and will open for tourists only after the revamped model is completed.

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Lucknow's historic Butler Palace lake to be rejuvenated!

The Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) is going to rejuvenate and beautify the historic lake situated at the centre of the Butler Palace Colony. A budget of about 5 crore rupees is being prepared for the work. The beautification process will begin in three months.

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ASI buckles up to revive the 19th-century Shahnajaf Imambara in Lucknow

What once towered proudly as the Shahnajaf Imambara in Lucknow's Hazratganj area, is in a dilapidated situation since years. Falling plaster, cracked columns and damaged interiors enunciate the negligence meted to it through the years, to a point where it stands as a dilapidated edifice- marring the heritage of Awadh. This surely has gathered the attention of the Hussainabad Allied Trust and ASI, who have joined hands to resurrect the monument as a vortex into the golden past of the city.

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Lucknow's Sher Darwaza is the gateway to forgotten stories & chronicled times!

With the new age of developments blanketing the City of Nawabs, some of its archaic treasures stand neglected in the obscured corners of history. Amid these emblems from the past is Lucknow's Sher Darwaza, placed at the southern end of Globe Park in Qaisarbagh. Painted white and red, the thick enclosure has a pair of tigers seated on its top, thereby giving it the name of Tiger Gateway. Constructed one hundred and a fifty years ago, Sher Darwaza has been a witness to a range of historical timelines!

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LDA plans to erect a safety fence at Lucknow's Ghanta Ghar to block unwanted encroachment

In a bid to safeguard Lucknow's monumental beauty, the Lucknow Development Authority has decided to erect a fence around the iconic Ghanta Ghar. At present, the monumental tower is open on all sides and pulls in anti-social elements, strays and encroachment on the premises. This development has been appealed by a letter to the Development Authority on behalf of the Allied Hussainabad Trust.

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