You know you are in Chandigarh when…

You know you are in Chandigarh when…

You know you are in Chandigarh when…

  

  • University elections become more important than MLA, MC elections (SOPU, PUSU bruuahh)
     
  • Explaining Gehri to outsiders becomes a tough task
     
  • ‘Uphill’ can only be understood by you
     
  • You always have a ‘pind’ to goto every month
     
  • Kaimbwala requires no further defining
     
  • You always have a separate budget (after buying a car) for bigger tyres, alloy wheels, stereo, woofer
     
  • Shopping in guys’ vocabulary refers to buying daru from Jugnu Ahata and soda, glasses from any confectionery
     
  • Names like Neelam, Nirman, Kiran, Jagat, Batra, Piccadily aren’t just names but entertainment centres
     
  • Car-o-bar refers to drinking with glasses on the dickey of the car in sector 8 market late at night
     
  • Paranthe wale are the chefs who come out late at night at sector 16 to make paranthe and chai for late night partygoers
     
  • Abbreviations like GCG, MCM mean a lot without knowing their full forms
     
  • Guys speak in loud Punjabi when a group of girls passes by and girls start speaking in English everytime a group of guys passes by
     
  • The city seems too slow and dead and everyone heads to Delhi
     
  • The traffic cops start the challan drive in the last week of March to end the year in good numbers
     
  • Everyone has a ‘massi’ in Canada, and a ‘bhua’ in UK
     
  • Once upon a point Valentine’s Day meant tractors on Gehri route and speeds of only 5 km/h
     
  • A new year’s bash is incompete without a fight
     
  • Any party is incomplete without a fight
     
  • Everyone has some political connection
     
  • Stu C is more popular with non students
     
  • You are proud of being from a particular school and a passive member of its alumni group (YPS, Vivek, Sna, GNPS, Carmel, SJOBA etc.)
     
  • Going to the dog show means checking out the girls more than the dogs
     
  • Owning a Bullet while still in school is an achievement
     
  • Spending upto Rs 2 lacs on number 1 for a car’s number plate does not raise any eyebrows
     
  • Kinetic Hondascooter is referred to as Kiney and Bullet bike as Bullt
     
  • You are proud of being a Punjabi
     
  • ‘Mallo Malli Khadak Piyan’ sticker is found on many cars
     
  • Guys are called by their surnames, (Brar, Sidhu bai, Dhillon) and followed by "Kiven aa, Kidaan!!"
     
  • 22g, 62 is only understood by you
     
  • You are shocked to find out when someone doesn’t drink and is a vegetarian
     
  • Many ppl are ‘vella’ when asked what they do
     
  • Everyone’s been to the Rock Garden and hate to show it yet again to family friends/relatives from other cities
     
  • One hand, while driving, is on the ‘muchh’ and the other on the steering wheel
     
  • Everybody knows everybody
     
  • Every new party place has the same old faces
     
  • A new car, bike etc. first comes to the Gehri route n later to the gurudwara or mandir
     
  • Coke and Pepsi come in small ‘Sheeshee’
     
  • Your every sentence has a " Ma Di" or "Bhen Di"
     
  • Anyone and Everyone has had food at "Pal Da Dhaba" and "Giani Da Dhaba (Dharampur)"
     
  • Desi Ahatas are officially called "TAVERNS"
     
  • Everyone has heard the song "Chandigarh kare aashiqui" by B21
     
  • Bikers are challaned even if the pillion rider is not wearing a helmet and girls are allowed to ride without one.
     
  • While in school everyone waits for tuition time to finally talk to the special person (not in a uniform)
     
  • Panchkula and Mohali-ites don’t mind being called as Chandigarhians
     
  • Very few ppl know about the Mosque in sector 20 and the Church in sector 18
     
  • Most ppl have been challaned more than once (for speeding mostly)
     
  • … And most ppl have gone to the district courts in sector 17 to get their challans cleared (as it is cheaper than paying the fine at sector 29 police lines)
     
  • A good lookin car turns more heads than a pretty girl
     
  • English speaking girls are usually referred to as "yankan" or "jhankan"
     
  • The "Gehri-on-foot" (à la sector 35 CCD lane, sector 17) becomes more popular

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