Green Celebrity
Thu, 28 Jan 2010 13:27:42 GMT

MSN's 8 green cities of India

We often talk about the dark side of environment -- the rising pollution levels in our cities, the increasing toxins in the atmosphere, the destruction of forests and wildlife. The depressing list is endless.


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BHOPAL

BHOPAL

When you think Bhopal, perhaps the first thoughts that come to your mind are of the Unioin Carbide toxic gas leak, the thousand of people who died that night and the lakhs who have suffered from it.

But that disaster apart, the capital city of Madhya pradesh is exquisitely laid out with parks and gardens, broad avenues and streamlined modern edifices and is easily one of the greenest cities in India. Bhopal is also known as the City of Lakes as its landscape is dotted with a number of natural lakes.

Bhopal also boasts of a Van Vihar, which was declared a National Park in 1983. It covers an areas of 445.21 ha. Once a barren area, it has now been transformed in to an oasis of greenery. This is a unique zoo of the country, as the animals are kept here in near natural conditions.

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