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.