"A capital for many" New Delhi by josephescu

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The Old Delhi served as capital for many throughout its history: from ancient Hindu kingdoms to the Moghuls and their Islamic India…. while the New Delhi was planned and built as the imperial capital for the British, systematised in parks and shaded avenues. From the Old Delhi’s main thoroughfare and chronically congested Chandni Chowk….to the lifeless Rajpath and the immense Connaught pl…..present day Delhi is home to over 13 million people. And belive it or not, this is only the third largest city in India, after Bombay and Calcutta.....

  • Last visit to New Delhi: Jan 2007
  • Intro Updated Aug 19, 2007
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  • mallyak's Profile Photo
    Aug 20, 2007 at 1:01 AM

    you have superbly captured the essence of Delhi.i'll be there this OCT 2 months to go!!!!

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