Mani Majra

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Manimajra, India
ਮਨੀ ਮਾਜਰਾ
city
Manimajra, India is located in Chandigarh
Manimajra, India
Manimajra, India
Coordinates: 30°43′N 76°50′E / 30.717°N 76.833°E / 30.717; 76.833Coordinates: 30°43′N 76°50′E / 30.717°N 76.833°E / 30.717; 76.833
Country India
State Chandigarh
Languages
 • Official Punjabi, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 160101
Nearest city Chandigarh, Panchkula
Lok Sabha constituency Chandigarh

Manimajra is a small city in the jurisdiction of Union Territory Chandigarh, India.

Situated close to Panchkula, Haryana, it is mainly a residential hub having various societies such as Modern Housing Complex, Duplex, Rajiv Vihar and Uppal's Marble Arch. Two multiplexes, Fun Republic and DT mall, are situated nearby for shopping and cinema.

The Rajiv Gandhi IT Park of Chandigarh is also coming up in Manimajra. Various companies—such as, like Airtel, Infosys, Tech Mahindra—have built their campuses here. A 5-star hotel The Lalit is also being constructed at IT Park.

The town also has an old fort which is undergoing restoration construction. Parts of Hollywood film Zero Dark Thirty were shot in Mani Majra.[1]

Mani Majra Fort[edit]

Mani Majra was a princely state during Sikh period and there is a fort built by Gareeb Dass native of the area, Jat by caste.

External links[edit]

  1. https://books.google.com/books?id=Vg89BAAAQBAJ&pg=PT96

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manimajra residents hope 'Zero Dark Thirty' will win Oscar". The Times of India. 12 February 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2013.