Category Archives: Chandigarh News

Gurudwara Amb Sahib

Gurudwara Amb Sahib is located in District SAS Nagar also known as Mohali. Gurudwara Amb Sahib is the holy and historical place for sikhs. History says,  It was season of mangoes and person named as Bhai Kuram Ji villager of lambia, visited Amristar Sahib for worship of Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji’s darbar where everyone was giving gifts who came with ripe mangoes from Kabul. Bhai Kuram Ji felt sorry that he had came from the land of mangoes but had not thought to bring any to the Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji. When Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji’s darbar ended that night the mangoes were distributed among the devotees as Parshad but Bhai Kuram Ji did not eat the mango given to him as Parshad.  Next day morning, Bhai Kuram Ji carried the same mango he had received as Parshad and offered the same in Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji’s darbar. Then Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji called Bhai Kuram Ji to asked (Bhai Kuram Ji) him that why did (Bhai Kuram Ji) he given back to (Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji) me which is given as Parshad. Bhai Kuram Ji politely said that because Bhai Kuram Ji came from land of amb (mangoes), (Bhai Kuram Ji) he didn’t took any mango as gift. So (Bhai Kuram Ji) he felt right to present this mango back to him (Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji). Then Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji give (Bhai Kuram Ji) him mango back as Parshad and said that I (Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji) felt (Bhai Kuram Ji) his feelings and we will have amb in our seventh life span. Seventh Guru Shri Har Rai Ji came from kurukshetra in mid of december to (Gurudwara Amb Sahib) this place and asked him (Bhai Kuram Ji) for amb (mango). Then Bhai Kuram Ji said politely to Guru Sahib (Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji) that their is no amb (mango) in this season, So I (Bhai Kuram Ji) not able to present amb (mango) but you (Shri Guru Har Rai Ji) can do everything with your (Shri Guru Har Rai Ji) almighty what ever you (Shri Guru Har Rai Ji) want. Guru Sahib (Shri Guru Har Rai Ji) asked Bhai Kuram Ji that tress were loaded with ambs (mangoes) Bhai Kuram Ji when looked up that the tree Guru Sahib (Shri Guru Har Rai Ji) was standing under was full of ambs, Bhai sahib layed down on the feets of GURU HAR RAI SAHIB JI and served everyone with amb (mangoes) in December month.

Hotel Sunbeam

Hotel Sunbeam is located in heart of beautiful city chandigarh in Sector 22- B. Hotel Sunbeam staff are wel- mannered and well- behaved, they all warm welcomed to our customer. Hotel Sunbeam have very luxurious, clean & comfortable accommodation at affordable rates for all customers like businessman and families who visit here to enjoy their holidays. Hotel Sunbeam offers all amenities to all customers. Their is a Conference Room and Banquets Hall for all business meetings and functions. You can also enjoy the different cuisines of like NewYork cuisine, London, HongKong and many others.

Gurudwara Manji Sahib (Manimajra)

Gurdwara Manji Sahib situated at Manimajra in chandigarh. Gurdwara Manji Sahib place in the name of Mata Raj Kaur Ji who was the wife of Baba Ram Rai Ji.  Mata Raj Kaur was upset from her husband because of this Mata Raj Kaur left Dehradun and shifted to Manimajra. Mata Raj Kaur stayed in Manimajra and started worshiped devotedly to Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji. Number of people started believing and followed Mata Raj Kaur ji when they were watching her as she devotedly and dedicated worship Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. One rainy day, Mata Raj Kaur Ji’s house started collapsed and she asked one of her follower to go to rich man of the town Bhaara Mall and informed about the beam and collapse. But, Bhaara Mall didn’t respond to Mata Raj Kaur Ji. Then Mata Raj Kaur Ji sent another follower of the village to visit to Garibu Jatt. When he was get to knew he provided the truck of the Ber tree placed underneath the beam. Then Mata Raj Kaur Ji  asked him to wish. Garibu Jatt revealed his wish that his coming generations become the king and Mata Raj Kaur Ji gave him a boon that they will become kings. Because of that boon, Garibu Jatt became the king and Bhaara Mall had to work under his kingdom.

When Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji came from battle of Bhangani during Samat 1745 Kapaal Mochan via Rani Raipur, reached Mata Raj Kaur Ji’s place in ManiMajra. Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji spent some time with Mata Raj Kaur Ji and told her when ever she calls him, he will surely come for her service. Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji went from Mata Raj Kaur Ji’s place to his followers Saadak Chaudhary, Nihang Khan at village Kotla and reached there on the day of Masseya.

Sadar Bazaar Market

Sadar Bazaar Located in 19-C, Chandigarh called as Rehri Market.  There are several shopkeepers where family can enjoy and purchase things, clothes accessories and many other things required to customers.  There are many eating joints also. You can purchase anything as per house requirement things.

Nek Chand Saini

Foundation Of Rock Garden NEK CHAND SAINI died today 12-06-2015 at midnight 12:10 am in P.G.I. He was suffering from diabetes, hypertension and was also diagnosed with cancer.

Nek Chand Saini was born in Berian Kalan village, now in Pakistan on 15 December, 1924. He was awarded by Padma Shri award. Nek Chand made Rock Garden on the purpose of clearing an area of jungle. He gathered the collection of stones, bricks and materials retrieved from the city. Now a days, this extends over two hectares and several hundred sculptures lined up on a series of terraces, arches, waterfalls and winding paths.

Bestech Square

Bestech Office & Commercial Spaces located in Sector-66, Mohali. It is 5 kms away from Tribune Chowk. This project makes very much convenient access for all important places like Chandigarh Airport, Railway Station, Bus Stand, Fortis Hospital and many other destinations. Bestech Square is a Mega Project which comprise of Park View Residences where this is long time project.

Chandigarh Sukhna Lake

The Chandigarh lake  Sukhna being an inseparable part of the city was created in 1958 by damming the Sukhna. It had a depth of 18 feet originally and was spread across 3 sq km. True to its name Sukhna which implies a wish – fulfilled, the lake is an idyllic resort to enjoy nature at its best.

At the entrance to the Sukhna Lake Chandigarh  one reads Corbusier’s Edict of the Lake. “The founders of Chandigarh have offered this Chandigarh lake and dam to the citizens of the new city so that they may escape the humdrum of the city life and enjoy the beauty of nature in peace and silence.”

The curvilinear profile of the promenade along the banks of lake Sukhna hums with activity from dawn to dusk, reflecting changing moods of the day. The tree-shaded promenade is a favorite spot to stroll and enjoy the tranquil ambience.

Park Plaza Hotel

Park Plaza Hotel is located in Chandigarh Sector 17. It is located at the distance of 500 meters from the city center and 10 km from Chandigarh Railway Station and Chandigarh Airport. There are elegant rooms feature stylish modern interiors. Hotel has also modern business support facilities for executive meets, product launches, conferences, official and social gatherings.

There are 138 guest-rooms which has breathtaking away views and quick access to tourist locations.A wide variety of  food in the Buffet. Terrific service and very courteous staff. Rooms are spacious and well decorated. It is very close to the market and provides quick access to nearby areas. Highly recommended hotel.

Sector 16 cricket stadium Chandigarh

The Sector 16 Cricket stadium of Chandigarh has a good ranking among stadiums in India. This stadium can host both ODI’s and Test matches. Currently this stadium is managed by Haryana Cricket Board.

The only cricket stadium in Chandigarh is the one located in Sector 16 cricket stadium Chandigarh adjacent to Rose Garden. This stadium lost its charm after PCA stadium in Mohali was built. No first class cricket match was played here after that. The first match was an ODI played here in Jan 1985 and one Test match in year 1990. So far only four matches were played in Sector 16 cricket stadium Chandigarh. The National players like Kapil Dev, Chetan Sharma, Yograj Singh (father of Yuvraj Singh) Played at Sector 16 cricket stadium Chandigarh. Then PCA (punjab Cricket Association Stadium) in Mohali stole its attraction. Now all the first class cricket matches are played on on PCA stadium. As of now in last 10 years there is no first class cricket match played on this ground.In Oct 2007 India and Australia played a match in Sector 16 cricket stadium Chandigarh.This stadium came in to lime light once again in 1992-93 when Haryana Cricket board host a ODI match between India and England. In this match India won by 5 wickets.

In old days between (1985 – 1993) there were few records which were made in Sector 16 ground, like:

Most runs made by Navjot Singh Sidhu in 2 matches (ODI) were 188 on this ground.

Ravi Shastri made Most Runs in Test Match – 88 Runs

GR Marsh (AUS) made Highest Score in ODI Match – 126 Runs

SLV Raju was Highest Wicket taker in an innings of Test Match – 6 wickets in 17.5 overs with 12 runs.

Venkatpathi Raju took most wickets in a test match were 8 wickets.

 

There may be so many things that you remember, Please share with us to make this stadium popular once again.

 

CHAPPAR CHIRI

CHAPPAR CHIRI

“Baba Banda Singh Bahadur War Memorial” at chappar chiri in SAS Nagar near sector-91 mohali was inaugurated on 30th November, 2011. The 20-acre memorial commemorates Baba Singh Bahadur’s glorious victory over the Mughal forces in May,1710.
Chappar Chiri has a special mention in the history of Sikhs as it was the place where one of the most legendary Sikh warriors, Banda Singh Bahadur, gained victory in a decisive battle against the commander of the Mughal army Wazir Khan. This victory led to Khalsa uprising and is seen as one of the most eminent victories by Sikh forces in all times.