Aligarh: If you love to soak in breeze, coupled with freshness of soothing fragrances coming from a variety of flowers ranging from a variety of Roses such as Grandiflora, Floribunda and Polyantha to the single, quilled and decorative chrysanthemums blooms and the beautiful foliages of Coleus plants; then don’t miss the two-day, ‘Chrysanthemums, Coleus and Rose Show’ beginning on December 14 at the Gulistan-e-Syed in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
Organised by the Department of Land and Gardens of the University, the show will be inaugurated by AMU Vice Chancellor, Prof Tariq Mansoor at 10:00 am on Saturday; while AMU Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof Akhtar Haseeb will distribute prizes to the winners on December 15 at 3:00 pm.
The flower show will be open to visitors from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on December 14 and from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on December 15.
All local institutions, schools, colleges, clubs, societies and individuals willing to participate can send their entries to the Convener at Gulistan-e-Syed from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on December 13.
It should be noted that the entries for cut flowers will be accepted from 7:00 am to 8:00 am on December 14, said Prof Zaki Anwar Siddiqui (Member-in-Charge, Department of Land and Gardens) and Dr Tariq Aftab (Associate Member-in-Charge and Convener of the Show).