Nek Chand who is a popular Indian artist had expired today in Chandigarh. He is the creator of world famous Rock Garden in Chandigarh. He was suffering from diabetis, hypertension and cancer and so hospitalized recently.
He had exhibited his creations in many citie aross the world including Paris, London, New York, Washington DC, and Berlin. He was given Honorary citizenship in many countries. His books were converted into many Indian and foreign languages. Govt. of India had felicitated him with ‘Padma Shri’ award in the year 1984. He had built the Rock Garden with waste materials like broken bangles, cutlery, chinaware, electrical fittings like switches, plugs and tube-lights, marbles, tiles, household junk, stones. We pray his soul to rest in peace.