Chandigarh is a union territory of India, that serves as the capital of two states, Punjab and Haryana. The name Chandigarh translates as “The Fort of Chandi”. The name was coined from an ancient temple called Chandi Mandir, devoted to the Hindu Goddess Chandi, present in the city’s vicinity. Chandigarh is known internationally for its architecture and urban planning, It is the first planned city of India. Chandigarh has many stadiums and it can be said as city of gardens. Famous Rose garden is located in Chandigarh. It is a botanical garden and spread over 30 acres of land, with 50,000 rose-bushes of 1600 different species. The garden has the distinction of being Asia’s largest. also trees of medicinal value. Some of the medicinal plants that can be spotted here are bel, bahera, harar, camphor and yellow gulmohar. The rose plants have been planted in carved-out lawns and flower beds.
This article sent by Shano Singh through our contact forum. She is a student of Panjab University Chandigarh. Shano loves gardening too much. She also loves cooking very much.Related Posts