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Hidden in Begum Hazrat Mahal Park, Lucknow's Victoria Memorial resounds with colonial history!

Long after Indian Independence, symbols of colonial legacy still continue to exist in different parts of the nation creating a blend of history and contemporary times. Far from the eye of the tourists, one such spot is Lucknow's Victoria Memorial housed in Begum Hazrat Mahal Park. Established in 1905, this is one of three edifices that were erected in memory of the British Empress, Queen Victoria after her demise.

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Parks in Lucknow to get Health ATMs for regular medical check-ups at affordable rates

Amping up the healthcare amenities in the city, Lucknow Development Authority has sanctioned the proposal to establish Health ATMs across 6 different parks, under its administration. Being implemented under the Smart City Project, this initiative will help in ensuring amplified avenues for medical check-ups at a nominal cost. As per the plans, Lohia Park, Janeshwar Mishra Park, Gomti River Front, Begum Hazrat Mahal Park, Eco Garden Park and Ambedkar Park will get these units.

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Parks in Lucknow to get sanitary pad incinerator machines ensuring a better disposal system

Amid a string of projects being undertaken to upgrade public parks in Lucknow, the local authorities have now decided to install sanitary pad incinerator machines in three of the most frequented gardens in the city. Under this initiative, Veerangana Uda Devi Park, Janeshwar Mishra Park and Lohia Park will get the new machines. Besides ensuring cleanliness at public toilets and spaces, this intervention is also a step towards improving the ecosystem through the proper disposal of sanitary pads.

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LDA to soon launch hot-air balloon rides in Lucknow

Tourists in Lucknow are in for an all-new adventure ride. The Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) has decided to launch hot-air balloon services at parks and monuments, maintained by the Smarak Samiti. Earlier this week, Vice-Chairman Tripathi of the LDA, directed the concerned officials to prepare a business plan to start the rides in the city. Further, they also need to identify and list locations where the adventure service can be provisioned.

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Lucknow Municipal Corporation to undertake beautification projects for 706 parks in the city!

In an attempt to uplift the aesthetic appeal of the city's landscape, Lucknow Municipal Corporation has decided to roll out a string of interventions. As per the plans, an expenditure of ₹34.57 crores will be incurred for upgrading and revamping the environs of 706 parks in Lucknow. In addition to this, ₹15 crores will be spent on establishing green corridors across 5 markets in the city including Aminabad, Yehiyaganj, Chowk, Bhootnath and Alambagh.

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