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The Secretariat

The secretariat, which is the headquarters of both Punjab and Haryana, is the largest building in the Capitol Complex. This 8 storeyed linear slab-like elongated building, with concrete walls is intended as a work place for about 4000 people. The 800 foot long facade of the Secretariat are broken in half in a dozen places with projections, recesses, stair towers, changes in pattern and the likes. The centre portion contains the offices of ministers. From the roof top of this building there is a panoramic view of the city and the hills beyond. Constructed during 1953-59, the Secretariat cost around 14million rupees to build. 

  Nearby Attractions
›› The Legislative Assembly
›› The Capitol Complex
›› The High Court
›› Open Hand Monument
›› Rajendra Park
›› Morni Hills
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