Karimnagar: KCR Bhagiratha park, located in the downstream of Lower Manair Dam and on the way to Vemulawada in Karimnagar district, has become a ete-popping site for many passersby attracting them in a big way. Pilgrims to Vemulawada and tourists to the town are stopping and taking selfies at the park which was recently developed with a beautiful lush gardening, water fountains and decorated chairs.
Besides pilgrims, local people, who would visit LMD in the weekends and on holidays, are also enjoying beauty of the park. People those who visiting Ujwala and Deer parks, which are also located in the downstream of LMD, are also visiting the park. To mark the implementation of Re 1 water tap connection scheme across the State, Karimnagar Municipal Corporation developed KCR Bhagiratha park at the entry point of municipal water filter bed.
A gigantic tap is also arranged in the park as a token of the scheme.
Former Mayor S Ravinder Singh introduced Re 1 tap connection to BPL (below poverty line) families in February 2015. Later, the scheme was introduced in all municipalities across the State. Moreover, the new filter bed being constructed under Mission Bhagiratha scheme is also located behind the existing municipal filter bed.
Taking all of them into consideration, KMC developed a view point park with Rs 30 lakh under LRS scheme. Besides an attractive lush greenery, four water fountains and chairs carved in the shapes of apple, ice cream and wood are also installed in the lung space.
The park was developed as a view point to mark the implementation of Re 1 water tap connection scheme across the State, Municipal AE Chaitanya said.