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TBI Blogs: The Hands That Nurture Delhi’s Famous Lodhi Garden

After meeting the gardeners at Lodhi Garden and hearing their stories full of passion, love  for the trees, and disappointment towards a few insensitive visitors, we finally found our next #DelhiHeroes characters to represent the gardener community.

Meet Rohtash Sharma, the proud maali of Delhi’s beloved Lodhi Garden. Rohtash has worked there for 15 years, beginning as a young maali, all the way up to becoming a landscaper at Lodhi Garden. He is a parent, friend, and even a doctor to the trees and flowers. Some days, if you are lucky, you may see Rohtash rushing in his bright green tree ambulance (imagine a green fire truck) to save a tree in the premises of NDMC.

Big up for the green fingers that make our picnics, walks, and leisure in Lodhi Garden a memorable experience.

Watch other #DelhiHeroes in action here, and learn more about the “Delhi, I Love You” movement here.

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Delhi I Love You - Delhi, I Love You is an independent socio-cultural movement of love in the city. A heady mixture of history, environment, art, music and social initiatives, the movement is aimed at celebrating the city through an extensive programming of collaborative projects.