Chennai: In honour of the seventy fifth anniversary of Indian Independence, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Ok. Stalin on Monday initially inaugurated the “Suthanthira Thirunaal Amudha Peruvizha Poonga,” or Independence Day Park, on the banks of the Buckingham Canal between Kasturba and Thiruvanmiyur MRTS railway stations.
The two.1 kilometre park, which the Tamil Nadu authorities constructed for Rs 18.71 crore, includes a Miyawaki forest, a youngsters’ play space, and a devoted bicycle lane, amongst different points of interest. In keeping with a authorities announcement, the additional facilities embody an open gymnasium, a badminton courtroom, LED lights, wall artwork, and a faux fountain. The park additionally incorporates a separate space the place youngsters can practise the martial artwork from Silambattam, in addition to an out of doors theatre for cultural occasions.
A number of outstanding officers, together with MP Tamizhachi Thangapandian, Municipal Administration Minister Ok N Nehru, Larger Schooling Minister Ok Ponmudy, Chennai Mayor R Priya, Chennai Company Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi, and others, attended the ceremony.
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Chief Minister Stalin claimed on Twitter that the park is one other addition to the Singara Chennai 2.0 plan.
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) authorities’s pet mission, Singara Chennai 2.0, goals to beautify the town with a deal with a clear and inexperienced Chennai. As a part of its Singara Chennai 2.0 programme, the state authorities handed a authorities order in January to ascertain 23 parks at a price of Rs 18.48 crore and improve 5 others at a price of Rs 5.95 crore.