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Images of Chandigarh
a driver on his cycle rickshaw; even though Chandigarh is very spread out, cycle rickshaws are the most popular transport in the Union Territory
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A rickshaw wallah hoping for customers. The most common mode of transport in Chandigarh is the cycle rickshaw, surprising as the city is very spread out and long distances are involved. Sector 17, Chandigarh.
 
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sketches of Le Corbusier, the architect of Chandigarh, decorating a wall around Sukhna Lake
 
a Punjabi Sikh has a portrait done of himself at Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh
 
roads and parking lots around sector 22 in Chandigarh are cleared of rubbish in the morning
 
statues made out of broken porcellane at the Rock Garden in Chandigarh
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Photo gallery and slide show: Situated about 250 km north of Delhi, Chandigarh has the odd function of serving as state capital of both Haryana and the Punjab and simultaneously being a Union Territory administered from Delhi. Built in 1953, Chandigarh is a planned city, its Swiss born main architect Le Corbusier responsible for its spacious layout, grid pattern of wide roads and the town's division into 57 sectors. Chandigarh's residents are intensely proud of their city, which has an India wide reputation for being modern and clean, although the central sectors suffer from a lack of maintainance, the many broken paving stones and scattered rubbish give the place a rather worn look. Due to the spread out sectors and rather uniform Soviet 'miracle in concrete' style commercial blocks, Chandigarh lacks the variety, intensity and atmosphere of a normal bustling Indian market town that usually stems from more 'organic' urban growth. Its major sight is the outstanding and award winning Rock Garden, initiated by Nek Chand. It is also well off for green open spaces, with its Rose Garden the largest in Asia.
 
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