Chandra Shekhar Azad Park, also known as Alfred Park is the biggest park of Allahabad. Born on 23rd July 1906, Chandra Shekhar Azad was a freedom fighter and is also considered to be the mentor of Bhagat Singh. The park is bounded by Darbhanga Colony, Georgetown and Civil Lines. Within the park premises, there is a memorial dedicated to Chandra Shekhar Azad, some nurseries, the Allahabad Museum and the Madan Mohan Malviya Stadium. The museum consists of eighteen galleries that illustrate the development of Indian history. The museum houses sculptures of AK Haldar, a pistol of Chandra Shekhar Azad, the brass caskets in which ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were taken to Sangam, salt he made at Dandi, a collection of more than six thousand terracotta objects belonging to Kausambi and Mohenjodaro and largest collection of prehistoric rock art.
Chandrashekhar Azad Park