There are many historical sites to explore while adventure travel in delhi. Coronation Memorial Park of Nirankari Sarovar well known as Coronation Park. This place was the venue of the Delhi Durbar of 1877. In the year 1903 it used to celebrate the accession of King Edward VII. Finally, it was here that the Durbar commemorating the coronation of King George V as Emperor of India took place on 12 December 1911, subsequent to his coronation at Westminster Abbey in June 1911. This last celebration had all the princely states in attendance. The decision to hold the Coronation Durbars in Delhi at the vast open ground at here.
Ancient History of Coronation Memorial Park
Coronation Memorial Park has the largest and tallest statue of King George V. The statue was moved here in the mid-1960s from a site opposite India Gate in the center of New Delhi. The fist royal durbar held on 1-jan-1877. In 2005INTACH and Government of Delhi resolved to restore Coronation Memorial Park , which was in a state of neglect. It
has also decided to complete the heritage corridor along with also improving and standardising the signs on Delhi’s roads from Coronation Park in the north to Qutab Minar in south as part of the beautification of Delhi before the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
DDA has prepared a Draft Zonal Development Plan for Zone — “C” (Civil Lines Zone) which includes the Conservation & Heritage of the precincts of the Coronation Pillar. DDA expects to develop it as a tourist spot since it is very close to the National Highway 1 (NH 1) bypass. Coronation Memorial Park is also intended to develop the area around the Nirankari Sarovar, which has been earmarked for green/water body with sports facilities. In 2017, however, after missing several project deadlines, the park largely remained in a state of neglect.
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