Talking about the discussion of smart cities, the country's first planned city after independence is Chandigarh. The city is also showing a new path to the country in the energy sector. It will be the first city in the country to be dependent on renewable energy by the end of this year. Today Vandana Walia travels with Bali on a journey to Chandigarh.. Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of Azad India, had a dream to build a modern city in the country to show the creative potential of the new Republic. The foundation of this dream was laid in 1948 as Chandigarh. There were 24 villages in the sanctioned land, one of which was Chandigarh. The symbol of Shakti is the city of Chandigarh as the fortress of Maa Chandi. Today, its name is essentially counted in the list of every stroller.
Almost every sector of Chandigarh has a beautiful garden but the most popular is theRose Gardenwhich is buzzing with roses of every colour. The Rose Garden, established in the name of former president Zakir Hussain of the country, is located in Sector 16. About 900 varieties of roses lure people here. The number of plants is about 50,000. The annual RoseFestivalis held in the middle of February, which tourists from all over the country and abroad come to see. The garden was inaugurated in 1967. Whether it is the fashion and acting of celebrities or the field of sports, the city has gifted more than one personality to the world in all these areas. Vanya Mishra has been a Femina MissIndiaand field in 2012. Similarly, in the field of acting, there are big names like Kiran Kher, Gul Paknag, Gurlene Chopra, Yomi Gautam, who come from this city. In shooting, the country's first gold in the Olympics is the innovative Bindra of Chandigarh. In cricket, players like Yuvraj Singh, Kapil Dev, Dinesh Mongia have been given by Chandigarh. The golf range here is very special which is divided into two parts. Several international tournaments were also played here. Athlete Milkha Singh, Jeev Milkha Singh, Balbir Singh Sr. are also the pride of the city.<