In the west of Chandigarh, Mohali is situated. Due to rapid urban development, Mohali is almost merged with Chandigarh city. This is known in ancient times as Ajitgarh. This is the satellite city of Chandigarh. Mohali, Chandigarh, and Panchkula together are known as Chandigarh Tricity.
In memory of Guru Gobind Singh’s eldest son Sahibzada Ajit Singh, Mohali is officially known as SAS Nagar. Mohali comes under the capital Chandigarh, which has developed rapidly, today it is known as Mohali Punjab’s IT city. However, Mohali’s name has been changed in the documents but people even know it by the earlier name.
It is a commercial business district. Chandigarh’s modern and futuristic neighbor city Mohali is one of the strategic positionings in north India. it serves as a gateway to Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. It is also North India’s new hub for IT and ITES companies. IT city is spread across 1,700 acres of land. All main roads are more than 60 meters wide. some of the roads are almost a hundred meters wide. International Airport gives a major economic boost to Mohali.
During the reconstitution of Punjab in 1966, Chandigarh (state capital) was excluded from Punjab. Mohali’s actual scheme is in the fact the only expansion of road and design system without any unique scheme of Chandigarh. Development was only for the first stage VII. Since the end of the 1980s, the development of areas and stages has begun since Phase 8, and in the mid-1990s, the city got its bus stand in phase 8. Mohali’s population was close to 200,000, about 1/5 of Chandigarh, in 2006.
There is a sub-tropical continental monsoon climate in Mohali which is characteristic of the seasonal rhythm: heavy variations, slightly cold winters, incredible rainfall, and temperature variation (-1 degrees Celsius to 44 degree Celsius). In winter, during the month of December and January, there is average annual rainfall. The city also receives winter rains in the west.
Top 5 places to visit in Mohali
If you are thinking, there is nothing to visit in Mohali, then you are wrong because you must have heard about Mohali stadium, apart from this, Gurudwara Amb Sahib, Thunder zone, everything is beautiful with the charming beauty of Sukhna Lake. here are some places in detail.
Fateh Burj is also known as Baba Banda Singh Bahadur War Memorial. It is a 328 feet high tower built in memorial of the Battle of Chappar Chiri. the battle takes place in May 1710 between Sikhs and Mughals.
Gurdwara Amb Sahib
Gurdwara Amba Sahib has special historical and cultural significance. Here Sikh Guru Har Rai sahib fulfilled his devotee desire, by eating mangoes and give him his blessing.
Silvi Park is a well-maintained park that contains fragranced flowers. It is a perfect place to walk, Jogging, and Yoga.
Spread across 11 acres of land it was Open on 15th May 2002. It is a lovely place to go and enjoy yourself with your friends and family. you can visit it for a lovely time and to enjoy water slides in summer.
phase 3b2 is the most popular place in Mohali. it is a good place to eat, shop and to enjoy the view of the city.