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New Delhi: Chandigarh by Manuel Bougot

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Manuel Bougot has taken pictures of the architecture of Le Corbusier since the 1980s. He produced an in-depth photographic study of the public and private spaces in Chandigarh, the capital of two Indian states, Haryana and Punjab. By inviting Le Corbusier, in 1949, to plan and oversee the construction of Chandigarh, India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru wanted to make an impression. Two years after Indian partition and independence , the creation of a new capital for Punjab, which lost much of its territory in the creation of Pakistan, was a strong political gesture.

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