The Indaia Post, Chandigarh, 3rd November, 2008 :In its endeavor to keep Sukhna Lake neat and clean, the Chandigarh Administration appeals the general public to make use of the new lake at Sector 42 for their ‘chatt Pooja’ or any other rituals.
UT Administration declared Sukhna Lake as a Silence Zone and for this reason demand was raised for the New Lake for executing religious ceremonies.Keeping this in mind the Chandigarh Administration established New Lake in Sector 42 near Beant Singh Memorial, which has already been dedicated to the general public by the Governor of Punjab and UT Administrator, General (Retd.) S.F. Rodrigues. The lake has been built in an area of 3.25 acres with two decks.
The new lake will provide an ideal space for performing of Chatt Pooja, Ganesh Pooja and various other religious ceremonies. Along with, offering the aforesaid facilities it provides an entertainment center for the citizens and also reduces congestion at Sukhna Lake and Dhanas Lake.