Author name: JCross

Mass ranks of 'white men' statues, Rock Garden, Chandigarh

Crisis in Chandigarh

While $2000 entrance fees a day are taken from Rock Garden, the sculptures and structures of the Rock Garden are being just left to rot. The world’s largest and most spectacular visionary environment, Nek Chand’s incredible legacy, is under very serious threat as the Chandigarh Administration takes all the funding away and cuts out Nek […]

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Anurag Agarwal, IAS

Chandigarh Home Secretary Welcomes NCF Volunteers

The Chandigarh Administration welcomes Nek Chand Foundation international volunteer groups to stay and work at the Rock Garden, said Home Secretary, Mr Anurag Agarwal. Mr Agarwal was speaking in his office at the Chandigarh Union Territory Secretariat to visiting NCF trustee, John Francis Cross, in a brief meeting, August 4th 2015. The Administration would also

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Volunteers Wanted

The Nek Chand Foundation is seeking international volunteers to work at the Rock Garden, Chandigarh, India in November 2015. Please apply through this website using the volunteer application form. Volunteer group activities had to be suspended for several months due to lack of suitable on-site accommodation, but during the recent visit to Chandigarh by NCF

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Nek Chand waves goodbye

Goodbye Nek Chand

It is with great sadness that the Nek Chand Foundation announces news of the death of Nek Chand in Chandigarh yesterday.  Our condolences go to his family. Nek Chand was aged ninety and his health had been in decline over recent months.  He died of cardiac arrest at PGI hospital in the very early hours

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