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‘Nek Chand was a man with a big heart’: Manmohan Jolly

“Nek Chand was a man with a big heart. Once he became your friend, he couldn’t refuse anything. That was his nature. He was completely dedicated to his work and wanted it to be perfect,” shares Manmohan Jolly.

‘Nek Chand’s creations symbolise his memory’

Nek Chand's wife Satinder says that the creator of the Rock Garden thought it to be a good idea to gift them these sculptures since they would represent Chandigarh’s Rock Garden in Delhi.

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‘Nek Chand’s work is paragon of best from waste’

Nek Chand’s son Anuj Saini says the creator of the Rock Garden often used to oblige people’s requests for souvenirs like these. Our last week’s column bears testimony to that fact.

‘My real gift was NekChand himself’

“These works have been with us for more than two decades and yet there has been no change in the beauty and colours of the sculptures, which catch your attention immediately and then your eyes find new ways to appreciate the master’s touch and his dedication towards his art."

Unique doodles, different from Rock Garden

The garden came to limelight after a chance visit by the late S K Sharma, in charge of the local anti-malaria prevention team, to this place. It was he, who had initiated a visit of Dr M S Randhawa to the garden.

15th Venice Architecture Biennale Exhibition: Nek Chand’s garden all set to rock the world at Venice exhibition in May

Anuj Saini, Nek Chand’s son, and other members of Society for the Maintenance and Development of Rock Garden, Chandigarh, are neck-deep in work to make an impact, so that visitors can have an actual experience of being in Rock Garden

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An Outside View

Come summer and amphitheatres in the city become the new cultural hot spots.

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