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A new lease of life for Chandigarh's Rock Garden

The Kohler Foundation of Wisconsin USA, working in association with the Nek Chand Foundation, has come forward to carry out the restoration, completion of some projects envisioned by Nek Chand and preservation of the Garden, by offering a fund of minimum one million dollars for the project. 

Not the Rock Garden my father imagined: Nek Chand’s son

In the last six weeks, after Chandigarh Administration reallowed weddings at Rock Garden, Sector 1, at least two high profile functions have taken place.

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Chandigarh Municipal Corporation serves notices on Rock Garden, Natural History Museum, others

Rock Garden owes Rs 4.42 lakh as property tax. The Natural History Museum has been served a notice to pay property tax of Rs 13.53 lakh while the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, owes property tax of Rs 1.37 crore.

Unique war memorial with Kargil tableau coming up in Himachal

The tableau is being prepared by Anuj Saini, son of Nek Chand who died in 2015.

Modi, Hollande visit: Nek Chand’s son ‘made to leave’ Rock Garden

Anuj Saini, Chand's son, said he was asked to "go out" of the Rock Garden despite having an entry card issued by the UT Chandigarh Administration.

Chandigarh: Nek Chand’s son told to leave Rock Garden before Prime Minister arrived

Rock Garden, a sculpture garden, was created by Nek Chand, who died last year.

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Creator of Chandigarh's Rock Garden, Nek Chand lives on in people's hearts

The four-day Nek Chand’s Day Festival began on an emotional and memorable note, a befitting tribute to the creative genius, who single-handedly created the Rock Garden

Memorial to Nek Chand: Festival to mark Rock Garden creator’s b’day from December 12

Nek Chand used to spend the better part of his day in this office in the Rock Garden, and also kept some of his personal belongings here, including his clothes, gramophone, records, bicycle, letters of appreciation from around the world.

A universe from nothing

When Nek Chand passed away a few days ago, a pall of sadness descended upon the city to which he had left a great gift: a piece of his poetic imagination.

From nothing but waste and rock, Nek Chand built everything

Nek Chand Saini, man behind Chandigarh’s iconic Rock Garden, dies at 90.

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