Which of the Following is NOT a State?
Chandigarh is NOT a state. Chandigarh was the dream city of India’s first Prime Minister, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. Chandigarh was the first planned city in India and it’s designed by French Acrhitect Le Corbusier. Chandigarh is the spectacular Union Territory of India with the highest per capita income in the country. The Chandigarh name being derived from the temple of Chandi, Mother Goddess of Power, situated nearby. Total area of Chandigarh is 114 sq. km. Major Languages in Chandigarh is Hindi, Punjabi, English and Urdu. The medieval Chandigarh was the home to the Harppan Civilization about 8000 years ago. Chandigarh came into notice post-independence as the capital of Punjab at that time was Lahore and needed a new capital.