Chandigarh – a city of Charming Contrast; a pulsating modern town famous for its architecture and landscape. “Chandigarh” derives its name from the temple of “Chandi” located in the vicinity . The deity 'Chandi' , the goddess of power and a fort or ‘garh’ lying beyond the temple gave the city its name.
Chandigarh was constituted a Union Territory of India on 1st Nov. 1966. It is the first planned city of India designed by Le Corbusier, an eminent architect and urban theorist. The city’s pollution-free air, the short distance, the wide tree lined boulevards and avenues, lakes all contribute to making Chandigarh a charming place for residents and visitors.
Chandigarh has Many Rock Garden constructed by Nek Chand. The diverse population of this territory has made this city a lively and cosmopolitan city. Today this city has become one of the IT destinations in India.
Climate of Chandigarh
In Chandigarh , summers are extremely hot and monsoons are highly uncertain. During the monsoon period, sometimes the weather is Humid and sometimes very Cold. If you are planning a pleasure trip to this city, then the perfect time is between mid-August to November, when the weather is pleasant. During this period, There is neither too Cold, nor too hot and also there is not much of rainfall. Winters are chilling, especially during the late nights and early mornings.
weather & climate of Chandigarh:
* Winter temperature: 4-14°C
* Summer temperature: 37-44°C
* Annual rainfall: around 111.4 cm
* Monsoon season: July - Sep
* Best season to visit: between mid-Aug to Nov.
People Of Chandigarh
People of Chandigarh, India are very jovial and love to live life . They are an example of coolness and broad mindedness. Chandigarh is now leading the country in fashion by laying down the trend. Chandigarh people are deeply influenced by the warmth and closeness of Punjab and thus, are very friendly, especially the youth. Funky clothing, happening music, hanging out with friends and trying out different eating joints are certain things that describe the youth of this modern city. People out here have a major inclination towards studies. And this explains the reason why Chandigarh boasts of its educational institutions. Though, there are a couple of pubs and discos in this city, but there is not much of nightlife over here. Celebration time of the people of Chandigarh is usually till 10 pm.