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Chandigarh Safety And Security

The city of Chandigarh is a secure one. Its crime rate is the lowest in India thus making people feel safe at any time during the day and night. In case of the need of police assistance, the police station in the vicinity can be contacted as well as the patrolling booth that is located in every sector.

If you want help, you can call the following numbers according to the need: 1073 (Traffic Police Helpline), 102 (Ambulance), 100 (Police). In case you call from a mobile phone, you will require preceding the emergency numbers with the STD code like 0172.

Safe Night Life Too

Chandigarh's nightlife is quite safe and very amazing. The people residing in this city are fun loving therefore it has numerous bars and nightclubs here that suit different budgets of different people.

Law & Prosecution

The head of the Chandigarh Administration's Law Department is Legal Remembrance who happens to be the Head of the Department and the department's Administrative secretary is the Home Secretary-cum-Law Secretary, U.T., and Chandigarh. The officer that comes next in the hierarchy is the codification & Publication Officer assisted by a Law Officer team from the legal side and Superintendent Grade-I with Stenos, Clerks, Junior Assistant and Senior Assistant from the Administrative side.

The position of Chandigarh Administration's Director of Prosecution has been designated to the Legal Remembrance. There are 5 Deputy District Attorneys, 2 District Attorneys and 14 Assistant District Attorneys on the prosecution side.


The top legal wing of Chandigarh Administration is its Law Department. Its main functions are given below:

  • Giving legal advice on all the legal matters.
  • Statutory notifications' vetting.
  • To appoint Government counsels who would defend cases before National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Central Administrative Tribunal, Punjab & Haryana High Court and the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.
  • Issue instructions to defend cases in front of the Consumer Forums and the Hon'ble District Court to the District Attorneys.
  • Frame Government Counsels panel to defend Chandigarh Administration's cases before various Tribunals/Courts.
  • Monitor Chandigarh Administration's court cases.

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