“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.
“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."
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.
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