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About Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar

Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar is a city adjacent to Chandigarh, 18th District in Punjab, India. It is officially named after the eldest son of Guru Gobind Singh, Sahibzada Ajit Singh (Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, or "House of Sahibzada Ajit Singh"). It, along with Chandigarh and Panchkula, form a part of the Chandigarh Tricity. It was earlier a part of the Rupnagar District, and was carved out into a separate district in the recent years. Punjab government has again changed the name Mohali to Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar.

Background


Sahibzada Ajit Singh.Nagar (Former Name Mohali) was conceived after the trifurcation of Punjab and its capital Chandigarh becoming a Union Territory in late 1966. Today, Sahibzada Ajit Singh.Nagar (Former Name Mohali) and Chandigarh are contiguous areas with only the boundary of Punjab and UT of Chandigarh dividing this area. The original plan of Sahibzada Ajit Singh.Nagar (Former Name Mohali) is in fact a mere extension of the road and design system of Chandigarh without any unique planning. The development earlier was only till Phase VII. The development of sectors and phases from Phase 8 onwards started in late 1980s, and the city got its own bus stand in Phase 8 in mid 1990s. In 2006, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagarr's (Former Name Mohali) population was nearly 200,000, approximately 1/5 of Chandigarh's. The region has been targeted by an increasing number of outsourcing IT companies, who look to capitalize on the rich investment opportunities the city offers. Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar (Former Name Mohali) comes under the jurisdiction of Punjab State while Panchkula is a part of Haryana all together comprising as chandigarh tricity.