The great banyan tree is one of the greatest attractions
and landmark of indian botanic garden, the tree, ficus benghalensis-l.(family: moraceae) is more
than 250 years old and spreaded over an area of about 1.5 hectares with about 2880 proproots.
To almost all who live here and all who visit,a city of intense humanity, riddled by paradox and disparity, yet rich in urban custom, human enterprise and local milieu. The city of 2 Nobel Laureates Mother Teresa & Tagore.