Chandigarh has ancient origins, as it was known to be home to the Harappan civilization
Chandigarh is known as the first planned city in post-independence India
The ‘Open Hand’ (official emblem) symbolizes peace and reconciliation
In 2010, Chandigarh was reported to be the cleanest city in India
In 2015, LG Electronics ranked Chandigarh as the happiest city in India over the happiness index
Chandigarh tops the list of Indian States and Union Territories with the highest per capita income
Recently BBC has also announced Chandigarh as the perfect city.