Chrysanthemum show starts today

CHANDIGARH: Prof RC Paul Rose Garden, PU, is adorned with 150 varieties of chrysanthemum for the 12th Chrysanthemum Exhibition being organised by the Horticulture Division from December 10 to 15.

Chrysanthemum show starts today

Workers of the PU Horticulture Department decorate the garden in front of the VC office for the Chrysanthemum Exhibition. Tribune Photo: Pradeep Tewari

Chandigarh, December 9

Prof RC Paul Rose Garden, PU, is adorned with 150 varieties of chrysanthemum for the 12th Chrysanthemum Exhibition being organised by the Horticulture Division from December 10 to 15.

The PU VC will inaugurate the exhibition on Tuesday at 2 pm. Prof Shankarji Jha, Dean of University Instruction, will preside over the function and Prof Karamjeet Singh, Registrar, will be the guest of honour.

Er Anil Thakur, Divisional Engineer (Hort), said the division was trying its best to make the exhibition more attractive than previous years. He said seven new varieties — Sonali, Sapna, Mushtak, Parveen, Mahatma, Dorris, Freshman, Alfred — are being displayed this year. These have been procured from places such as Calcutta and Solan, he says. About 4,200 pots of chrysanthemum will enhance the beauty of the garden. The plants have been grown by the Horticulture Division in its nursery to get the best results. — TNS

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