BIBINíS PARK THAT KEEPS VISITORS ENTHRALLED
Bibin has converted the 10 cents of land in front of his house into
a veritable playground of the god of Spring.
2nd year student of ITC, Koduveli has designed the garden full
of plants and flowers, bridges and pathways, small ponds and hillocks.
In his garden, one could see rabbits hopping along, an aquarium of
colourful fishes, birds flying about, and cages for them and never-ending
music. Bibin has converted his garden into a feast of spring.
drew inspiration from observing parks and gardens seen while on study tour
from school. 3 years ago,
when Bibin started the construction work at his home Thekkel veettil,
near St. Sebastianís High School, Thenamkunnu, Thodupuzha, his
parents werenít pleased. They
advised him to concentrate on his studies.
But Bibin did not mind that.
kept on cultivating beauty in his park.
Slowly his parents too came to appreciate the wonderful garden
Bibin was creating. In the
end his father himself provided all necessary help.
many from far and near come to view the park.
They include videographers and TV producers.
But Bibin has so far not given permission to shoot in the garden.
He fears that unconcerned intervention will spoil the beauty of the
orders have come to Bibin to do similar parks in front of his rich
clientsí houses. So far he
has completed about 20 such projects.
is happy to receive visitors at his park.
For him the park is a fulfillment of his heartís desire.
Courtesy: Jimson Thodupuzha, Kerala Kaumudi, March 5, 2002
Contributed by: Administrator
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