Chandigarh: Chandigarh India key do rajya Hariyana aura panjab ka rajdhani Shar hai.

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Nickname(s): The City Beautiful
Location of Chandigarh in India
Coordinates: 30°45′N 76°47′E / 30.75°N 76.78°E / 30.75; 76.78 76°47′E / 30.75°N 76.78°E / 30.75; 76.78
Country India
Formation††1 November 1966
 - TypeUnion Territory Municipality
 - AdministratorVP Singh Badnore
 - MayorArun Sood
 - Senior Deputy MayorDavesh Moudgil
 - Deputy MayorHardeep Singh
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Area rank34th in India
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Population (2011)
 - City and Union Territory960,787[1]
Population rank29th
 - OfficialEnglish[lower-alpha 1]
 - SpokenHindi{{{demographics1_info2}}}
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code+91-172-XXX-XXXX
ISO 3166 codeIN-CH
Vehicle registrationCH-01 to CH-04
The city of Chandigarh comprises all of the union territory's area.
††under Section 4 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966. Template:Infobox region symbols

Chandigarh, India ke dui state, Haryana aur Punjab ke capital city hae, lekin ii koi state me nai hae aur ek Union teritory hae.


Religion in Chandigarh (2011)[6]

Sukhna jheel

Sailing at Sukhna Lake

Sukhna jheel shehar ke utri bhaag me hae .[7] It has The Garden of Silence within it.[8]

Tota pakshi dhrohar

Tota pakshi dhrohar (English:Parrot Bird Sanctuary Chandigarh) Chandigarh ke sector 21 mae raha


See also

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  1. "" (PDF). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 March 2012. External link in |title= (help)Template:Fix/category[dead link]
  2. "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011; Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above". Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  3. "Report of the Commissioner for linguistic minorities: 47th report (July 2008 to June 2010)" (PDF). Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. pp. 122–126. Retrieved 16 February 2012.
  4. "The Haryana Official Language Act, 1969". Laws of India. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  5. "The Punjab Official Language Act, 1967". Laws of India. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  6. ORGI. "Census of India : C-1 Population By Religious Community". Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  7. "Sukhna Lake - Chandigarh Sukhna Lake - Sukhna Lake of Chandigarh India". Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  8. "The Garden of Silence – quieter end of Sukhna Lake". Wordpress. Retrieved 21 March 2015.

Further reading

  • Evenson, Norma. Chandigarh. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1966.
  • Sarbjit Bahga, Surinder Bahga (2014) Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret: The Indian Architecture, CreateSpace, ISBN 978-1495906251
  • Joshi, Kiran. Documenting Chandigarh: The Indian Architecture of Pierre Jeanneret, Edwin Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew. Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing in association with Chandigarh College of Architecture, 1999. ISBN 1-890206-13-X
  • Kalia, Ravi. Chandigarh: The Making of an Indian City. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew. Chandigarh and Planning Development in India, London: Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, No.4948, 1 April 1955, Vol. CIII, pages 315–333. I. The Plan, by E. Maxwell Fry, II. Housing, by Jane B. Drew.
  • Nangia, Ashish. Re-locating Modernism: Chandigarh, Le Corbusier and the Global Postcolonial. PhD Dissertation, University of Washington, 2008.
  • Perera, Nihal. "Contesting Visions: Hybridity, Liminality and Authorship of the Chandigarh Plan" Planning Perspectives 19 (2004): 175–199
  • Prakash, Vikramaditya. Chandigarh’s Le Corbusier: The Struggle for Modernity in Postcolonial India. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2002.
  • Sarin, Madhu. Urban Planning in the Third World: The Chandigarh Experience. London: Mansell Publishing, 1982.

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