Earlier known as Alfred park, Chandrashekhar Azad Park,
sprawl over and area of 133 acres of land is the biggest park in Allahabad,
located about 2.5kms from the city centre. It was renamed after freedom
fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad, who sacrificed his life here, during
the Indian independence struggle in 1931. The Park was the site
for official ceremonies at the time of British that were often followed
by musical performances of the Police Band. In its very center, the Alfred
park houses a huge statue of George V and Victoria.