Shas­tri Mar­ket

India Today - - SIMPLY PUNJABI -

This mar­ket is Chandi­garh’s ideal spot for bar­gain hunt­ing. Bustling with ac­tiv­ity at all times, it’s a favourite haunt for tourists, col­lege students and city folk look­ing for de­signer fab­rics, night wear and jew­ellery at dirt cheap prices. The stocks are sea­sonal so hot sell­ers this sea­son are shorts, skirts, cot­ton pa­ja­mas and other ca­sual sum­mer wear. Come win­ters and you’ll find em­broi­dered shawls, knitwear, coats ( Rs 100 to Rs 500), and cro­chet caps that are warm, trendy and un­be­liev­ably cheap. Make sure you check out the pop­u­lar Gutu Kripa shop that of­fers ex­port qual­ity cot­ton fab­rics in many va­ri­eties of flo­ral prints. There’s also an en­vi­ous range of footwear here— from kohla­puris and as­sorted slip­pers to sky high stilet­tos. When you’re done bar­gain- hunt­ing, head to the nearby leg­endary eat­ing joints like Chawla’s, Te­hal Singh or Aroma. Where Shas­tri Mar­ket, Sec­tor 22, Chandi­garh

ANIL DAYAL

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