Chandigarh architects’ thumbs down to new Haryana Assembly building plan

The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, June 23

The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), Chandigarh Chapter, has expressed a grave concern over the proposal to have a new building for the Haryana Vidhan Sabha in Chandigarh.

Senior functionaries of the IIA Chandigarh Chapter have sent a letter to the Union Home Minister, the Chief Ministers of Haryana and Punjab and the UT Administrator wherein it was stated that the proposed building was a clear violation of the city’s Master Plan and any such move would be nothing but tinkering with Chandigarh’s unique character.

‘Violation of Master plan of city beautiful’

The idea of making a new Vidhan Sabha will be against the Master Plan of the city and it may invite huge criticism at the international level. SD Singh, chairman, Indian Institute of Architects, Chandigarh Chapter