Model Colony Tala Udyaan a.k.a Lakaki Park is situated in Model colony, near Ganeshkhind and is managed by the Pune Municipal Corporation .
This beautiful garden is created around a lake.
Two huge water fountains created in the middle of the lake add to its beauty.
A cement pathyway has been created around the lake . The lake is also home for geese, ducks and fishes , besides birds like kingfisher,hornbills, waders, parakeets, kites, coucals etc that are attracted to its cool waters.
The lake also has a green cover of water plants in certain sections.
Alongside the pathway is the garden with a green manicured lawn and decorative plants.
The timings are 6am-apm and 4pm-6pm. A nominal entrance fee of Rs 5/-p.person is also charged.
Text and Photographs : Abhijit Rajadhyaksha