Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Chandigarh is a city and a union territory in the northern part of Indiathat serves as the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana.As a union territory, the city is ruled directly by the Union Government and is not part of either state.Chandigarh was commissioned by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India, to reflect the new nation’s modern, progressive outlook. The new city was needed not only to serve as a capital but also to resettle thousands of refugees who had been uprooted from West Punjab. India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru enthusiastically supported the project and look sustained interest in its execution.

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Language: The languages of state administration are English, Panjabi, Hindi, Haryani.

Religion: 80.78% of Chandigarh population is hindu. While Sikhism make around 13.11% of the population .the Remaining population consist of Islam,Buddhists, Christians and Jains.

Must Visit Places: Rock Garden, Rose Garden, Pinjore Gardens, International Dolls Museum, Terraced Garden, Le Corbusier Centre.

Best time to Visit: All around the year