Gandhi Bhawan, Chandigarh

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Gandhi Bhawan

The Gandhi Bhawan is a major landmark of the city of Chandigarh, India, and a center dedicated to the study of the words and works of Mohandas K. Gandhi. It was designed by the architect Pierre Jeanneret, a cousin of Le Corbusier.[1][2]

Design[edit]

It is an auditorium hall that sits in the middle of a pond of water. A mural by the architect greets visitors at the entry. The words "Truth is God" are written at the entrance. Today, it also houses a substantial collection of books on Gandhi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Le Corbusier's Chandigarh". Nytimes.com. 25 April 1982. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  2. ^ "City comes together to support Hazare - Indian Express". Indianexpress.com. Retrieved 24 December 2017.