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Capitol Complex Chandigarh Got UNESCO Heritage Site Plaque

The Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex has got UNESCO Heritage Site Plaque and it was unveiled by the UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore and MP Kirron Kher at Sector 1. The UT Administration was trying to get the status of heritage site for Capitol Complex Chandigarh from 2017 and after this, they got this status on 17 July 2016 by internationally renowned United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Capitol Complex Chandigarh Got UNESCO Heritage Site Plaque

On this unveiling event, there were many well-known personalities like VP Singh Badnore, Kirron Kher and Ustad Amjad Ali Khan who gave an amazing performance at the event. This was the biggest day for the City Beautiful but to maintain this status, UT Administration has to maintain the infrastructure of the Capitol Complex.

About The Event At Capitol Complex Chandigarh

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) included the masterpiece of Le Corbusier, Capitol Complex Chandigarh as a heritage site on 17th July 2016. This is the great pride for our City Beautiful that it has a property that is considered as the heritage site by the International organisation UNESCO.

And to celebrate this moment of getting heritage site plaque at Sector 1 many well-known personalities came there and, made this moment memorable. The Capitol Complex that is spread over more than 100 acres in Sector 1 and has got the status of Heritage site by UNESCO last year. This Chandigarh’s architecture designed by Le Corbusier, with the Shivalik hills in the backdrop.

Well-known People Performed At Event:

Many well-known personalities witnessed this event of honour that city got because of the masterpiece of Le Corbusier. The Padma Vibhushan Ustad Amjad Ali Khan along with his sons Amaan and Ayaan presented an electrifying performance at Capitol Complex on this event. His performance made this event memorable. He Born in Gwalior, Khan belongs to the sixth generation of Bangash lineage of musicians. Other people who were present on this day was UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore and MP Kirron Kher.

About The Capitol Complex Chandigarh:

The Capitol Complex In Chandigarh is situated in sector 1 and it is designed by Le Corbusier and given as heritage status by UNESCO last year. The buildings at the Capitol Complex includes:

  • The Open Hand Monument,
  • Punjab and Haryana high court,
  • Tower of Shadows,
  • Geometric Hill,
  • The legislative assembly and the secretariat.

How To Visit The Capitol Complex In Chandigarh:

No one is allowed to go to visit the Capitol Complex In Chandigarh without the identity proof and those who want to see the Capitol Complex can visit the tourist information centre in Sector 1 to register for a tour. After getting the registration done, one needs to carry an identity proof such as a licence or a PAN card, and Adhar card. After that, you would be allowed to visit this place.


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