The beautiful city
One fine morning in 1947 with the partition of the country is into Hindu and Muslim states
To erase it from the minds of the people something starling, and more beautiful, had to be made. The answer was Chadigarh. The man who could obliterate the past and focus attention on the future was Le Corbusier, the visionary who peeped into the 21st century.
A gently rolling plain at the foot of the
Corbu, as he had come to be known to the Punjabis, worked with frenzied zeal and the Punjabis matched it with equal enthusiasm. As the sketches left Corbu’s drawing-board the conceptions were transformed into concrete structures with zest.
In 20sort years a beautiful city sprang up. Its eat row of hoses, wide tree –lined avenues, the parks and gardens and the walk along the canal gave renewed pride to the Punjabis. At last the ghost of