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Chandigarh was conceived as the capital of Punjab, in lieu of the lost capital at Lahore.
Chandigarh is a Union Territory, administered by the Government of India.
And Chandigarh succeeds in ushering in a new dawn.
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Chandigarh is the twin capital of the northern states of Punjab and Haryana.
It is one of the youngest cities in India and the main languages spoken are Hindi and Punjabi.
Chandigarh also serves as a convenient base for those seeking to travel to the Northern Indian Hill stations of Shimla, Kullu-Manali, Dharamsala etc and serves as a gateway to the state of Punjab.
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 Chandigarh-Introduction
Chandigarh, derives its name from a temple Chandi Mandir in the vicinity of the site selected for the city (deity Chandi, goddess of power), and a fort or ‘garh" beyond the temple, called Chandigarh..
Chandigarh has become synonymous with a certain kind architecture, alongwith planned landscaping, not found in other cities of India, and not amenable to being strait jacketed.
This vision of Chandigarh, contained in the innumerable conceptual maps on the drawing board together with notes and sketches had to be translated into brick and mortar.
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 Chandigarh, India - Good News Productions, International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
India is a country of such vast cultural and language differences between regions that a second regional center was established there.
Punjabi is common to the Sikhs and Hindus in that region of India and in the neighboring Kashmir region of Pakistan.
Deepak and Simmi Dingrah are both native to Punjab, India, and oversee the regional center in Chandigarh, India.
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 Tourism of India - States of India - Chandigarh
Chandigarh, situated at the foothills of the Shivalik hills, is designed by the French architect Le Corbusier.
Chandigarh owes its name to the goddess Chandi Devi, whose temple is situated in the foothills near the city.
The architectural style of the city is represented by the use of unfinished concrete, exposed brickwork and 'brise-soleil' (a lowered screen) that replaces the conventional verandah to keep sunlight away from walls and windows.
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 Chandigarh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Governor of the Punjab is the Administrator of Chandigarh.
However, the city of Chandigarh was both on the linguistic and physical border, and was thus created into a union territory to serve as capital of both these states.
Chandigarh is located in the fringes of the Shivalik range of the Himalayas in Northwest India.
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 Chandigarh travel guide - Wikitravel
Lahore, the historical capital of Punjab was ceded to Pakistan and Chandigarh was conceived to be a symbol of India's freedom.
Chandigarh is one of the few planned cities in India, the others being Gandhinagar in Gujarat and Dispur in Assam.
Chandigarh, however, continued to be the capital of both Punjab and Haryana.
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Chandigarh, the present capital city of the States of both Punjab and Haryana is the first planned city of India.
Visitors to Chandigarh should see the Punjab University Building in sector 14 where parks and pools all over it have enhanced the whole terrace and almost all tourists capture the charm of Gandhi Bhavan with their cameras.
Chandigarh Transport Undertaking and the Corporation buses ply to and from the railway station to coincide with the arrival and departure of important trains.
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Chandigarh, named after the Goddess Chandi, the city was carved out of thick jungle, which is now home to over six lakh people.Chandigarh - India's youngest city was planned by the famous French architect Le Corbusier,its foundation stone was laid in the year 1952.
Chandigarh is the capital of the States of Punjab and Haryana but does not belong to either of them.
Chandigarh is known for its Planning and Architecture, Quality of Life, High Educational Level, Pollution-free Environment, Low Crime Rate and Aware and Active Citizens.
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 Chandigarh Commercial and Residential Properties: Real Estate Agents Chandigarh
Chandigarh, one of the well-planned cities of India, is undoubtedly one of the "most preferred" destinations for foreign direct investment (FDI) such as joint ventures and Real Estate investments in India.
A property in Chandigarh will be a profitable real estate investment as it's known for its planning and architecture, quality of life, prominent educational institutions, pollution-free environment and low crime rate.
India had emerged as an across the board low cost base which makes it attractive enough for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and multinationals to relocate in the country.
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Chandigarh, endowed with magnificent backdrop of the Shivaliks, sparkling gardens and a planned township, is one of the most beautiful and glamorous cities of India.
Chandigarh was conceived as the first planned city of independent India in the early 1950s.
Declared the common capital of the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh is probably the cleanest and most pollution-free city in India.
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 2001 Census Results : Chandigarh
The provisional population of the Union territory of Chandigarh as at 0:00 hours of 1st March 2001 stood at 900,914 persons registering an increase of 40.33% over the population returned at the 1991 Census.
Chandigarh has witnessed a sharp decline of 17 points in the sex ratio over the previous decade.
Total literacy of Chandigarh rose to 81.76% from 77.81% in 1991 Census.
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Within the various sectors of Chandigarh, small parks have been located between clusters of houses to be used by the residents for social and recreational purposes.
Chandigarh was perhaps the first city in India where there was legislation for the protection of trees.
Chandigarh has 3,245 hectares under forest and most of it is hilly.
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The tranquil and pollution-free environs, shorter distances and the sharp contrasts between dull exteriors and plush interiors are the delight of Chandigarh’s inhabitants.
The union Territory of Chandigarh is the twin capital of the northern states of Punjab and Haryana.
There is a sense of purposeful designing in Chandigarh with a rectilinear alignment of streets, the neat geometrical design of residential quarters, reinforced concrete structures and self-contained area layouts.
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Union territory and capital of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh is a strange city.
Those who have taken roots here are so enchanted by the living that let alone being alive any where else, they are even unhappy even at the short visit to other places, and are keen to get back home at the earliest possible.
A huge metallic sculpture in the center of the Capital Complex-The Open End- is the official emblem of Chandigarh and aptly spells out the city's credo:' Open to give; Open to receive.' Chandigarh is well connected by air.
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 Warbirds of India - [Chandigarh]
Chandigarh is home to a major transport base of the Indian Air Force.
In its history, Chandigarh was home to No.28 Squadron, the first unit to operate MiG-21s in the country.
Chandigarh is also home to 3 Base Repair Depot, a major maintainance unit under the command of an Air Commodore.
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 Chandigarh - Joint Capital of Punjab Haryana
The common capital of both the states of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh is the 1st planned modern city of India designed by the French architect Le Corbusier and is in its own right also a Union Territory.
Projects like Chandigarh Technology Park, the education city and the film city are further likely to boost employment potential in the city and also give momentum to the economic activity here.
It has been the endeavor of the Chandigarh Administration to make the planned city of India into a strategically planned knowledge and economic destination for the attracting world-wide investors with the most promising ‘living in style’ facilities at par with some of the best known cities in the world.
www.indianground.com /chandigarh/about_chandigarh.aspx   (470 words)

  
 DNA - India - It's official, Chandigarh is India's greenest city - Daily News & Analysis
CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh has become the greenest city of the country with 35.5 per cent of its total 114 square km area being under forest and tree cover, according to an official report.
Forest and tree cover of Chandigarh is 35.5 per cent of its total geographical area, which is the highest in any city of India, said the report of the Union Territory Administration.
Chandigarh Administration is giving permission for felling of trees, which are dead, wind fallen, diseased and which are threatening life and property and obstructing traffic.
www.dnaindia.com /report.asp?NewsID=1053114   (455 words)

  
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Thus, besides being one of the most modern cities of India, Chandigarh has earned distinction by its contribution to art and culture in Indian society.
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh has been created by putting together fossils of ancient life forms found in the Shivalik hills and by the artifacts made out of waste material.
Located in northern India, Chandigarh is a 20th century city designed by Swiss architect Le Corbusier.
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 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Opinions
India is a living example of plural society and cultural diversity.
Yet, its implementation is absolutely necessary if India is to occupy its rightful place in the comity of nations in the light of the rapid growth it has made in the recent past.
India has a large population and there is tremendous pressure on its land mass.
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Chandigarh pronunciation also called The City Beautiful, is a city in India that serves as the capital of two states: Punjab and Haryana.
Chandigarh is about 240 km north of New Delhi, the union territory of Chandigarh is bounded by the states of Haryana in the east and Punjab on all other sides.
Chandigarh has its population drawn from every community and region in India, and ranks second in literacy among the country\'s states and union territories.
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Chandigarh is the only city in India that hosts such a gathering.
In June, mango growers from all over India are invited to enter their prize fruits in the various competitions.
The Rock Garden with its swings and pavilions is the venue for the festivities and the day is basically a grand picnic with songs and dances, purchase of new bangles and painting of hands with 'mehandi'.
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 Chandigarh News
Chandigarh, Dec 12: Cold wave has swept most parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh even as thick blanket of fog reduced visibility to zero in some areas in the region.
Chandigarh to organise film fest in 2008 15 December Radiosargam 06:12 pm Indian city of Chandigarh is planning to have its own international film festival in 2008 when the city would have several multiplexes.
Chandigarh, Dec. 14 : To achieve sustainable growth in agriculture, it is important to adopt advanced technology and enhance investment in the sector.
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Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab and Haryana.
Chandigarh is famous for its wide roads and spacious residential colonies and is an excellent base for specialised sightseeing.
Chandigarh differs from many other cities of the region in that it has attracted people from throughout the India.
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Chandigarh is a city of future which mesmerizes you with its impeccable archiotronics and endless rows of lush green avenues.
Chandigarh is named after goddess Chandi to whom the Chandi Madir temple is dedicated.
The summers in Chandigarh city are really hot with mercury shooting up to 46o C. Wear light and cottons for comfortable travelling during this season.
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Situated at the foothills of the Shivaliks (the first of three parallel chains of the Himalayas), Chandigarh is the India’s first planned city.
Chandigarh is best travel hub for travel northwards to the hill resorts of Chandigarh Kulu, Manali, Dharmashala and Dalhousie.
Chandigarh originated in 1953 and today serves as the capital of two states, i.e.
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Chandigarh - Located 270 km north of Delhi, Chandigarh lies in the valley surrounded by Shiwalik Hills.
In train, I had a talk with my fellow passenger who told me that Chandigarh is the first planned city of India.
Chandigarh derives it names from Chandi Mandir in the vicinity of the site selected.
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Chandigarh, designed by the French architect Le Corbusier, is the capital of the Indian states of Punjab and Haryana.
Chandigarh, with all its charms, is literally a treasure - trove for the travel - buff.
While visiting Chandigarh, one is reminded of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's words, delivered in 1952, "Let this be a new town, symbolic of the freedom of India, unfettered by the traditions of the past - an expression of the nation's faith in the future."
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