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Delhi, the city of future

Shiv Charan Gupta

Delhi, the city of future

by Shiv Charan Gupta

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Published by Vikas Pub. House in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Delhi (India)
    • Subjects:
    • Delhi (India) -- Politics and government.

    • About the Edition

      Plea for a unified administrative set up for Delhi; includes resolutions, speeches, papers of seminar, recommendations of various political activists, and members of the Parliament of India.

      Edition Notes

      StatementShiv Charan Gupta.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS7065.D4 G86 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 163 p. ;
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2512554M
      ISBN 100706937236
      LC Control Number87904702
      OCLC/WorldCa19214282

        Delhi's medieval ruins are all over the city — not only in recognized “sites.” The government is sitting on a tourism gold mine. But for now, you get the joy of discovery, without the pesky. Delhi, the capital city of India, strikingly evokes the ancient past while at the same time showcasing India's modern future. It's divided into two parts—the crumbling old city of Old Delhi, and the orderly and well planned New Delhi—which exist side by side, but feel like they're worlds apart.

      As of , New Delhi city (the area under NDMC) has a population of , while New Delhi district has a population of , Hindi is the most widely spoken language in New Delhi and the lingua franca of the city. English is primarily used as the formal . Delhi - Delhi - Cultural life: Delhi’s cultural life exhibits a unique blend of the traditional and cosmopolitan styles. The city is dotted with numerous museums, historic forts and monuments, libraries, auditoriums, botanical gardens, and places of worship. Complementing such traditional institutions are the ever-changing urban commercial and leisure centres, with their privately held.

      The book starts with a glorious history of the city: the Portuguese etymology of its erstwhile name (B This book is about four cities in the East purposefully built to look as if they are in the West – St. Petersburg, Shanghai, Dubai and Mumbai/5(98).   Delhi Township, Hamilton County, Ohio – COVID 19 status update Re: Delhi Township, Hamilton County, Ohio – COVID 19 status .


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