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New Delhi (, Naī Dillī) is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of the Government of India.wikipedia
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New Delhi (, Naī Dillī) is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of the Government of India.

Delhi

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New Delhi (, Naī Dillī) is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of the Government of India. During the Delhi Durbar on 12 December 1911, George V, then Emperor of India, along with Queen Mary, his consort, made the announcement that the capital of the Raj was to be shifted from Calcutta to Delhi, while laying the foundation stone for the viceroy's residence in the Coronation Park, Kingsway Camp.
Delhi ( Dillī; Dillī; Dehlī), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India.

Government of India

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New Delhi (, Naī Dillī) is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of the Government of India.
It is located in New Delhi, the capital of India.

Herbert Baker

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It was designed by British architects, Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker.
With Sir Edwin Lutyens he was instrumental in designing, among other buildings, Viceroy's House, Parliament House, and the North and South Blocks of the Secretariat, all in New Delhi, which in 1931 became the capital of the British Raj, as well as its successor states the Dominion of India and the Republic of India.

Kolkata

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Calcutta (now Kolkata) was the capital of India during the British Raj, until December 1911. During the Delhi Durbar on 12 December 1911, George V, then Emperor of India, along with Queen Mary, his consort, made the announcement that the capital of the Raj was to be shifted from Calcutta to Delhi, while laying the foundation stone for the viceroy's residence in the Coronation Park, Kingsway Camp.
Under the company rule, and later under the British Raj, Calcutta served as the capital of British-held territories in India until 1911, when its perceived geographical disadvantages, combined with growing nationalism in Bengal, led to a shift of the capital to New Delhi.

India Gate

Delhi Memorial (India Gate)Amar Jawan JyotiIndia Gate Complex
The central axis of New Delhi, which today faces east at India Gate, was previously meant to be a north-south axis linking the Viceroy's House at one end with Paharganj at the other. The last stumbling block was the Agra-Delhi railway line that cut right through the site earmarked for the hexagonal All-India War Memorial (India Gate) and Kingsway (Rajpath), which was a problem because the Old Delhi Railway Station served the entire city at that time. The Rajpath, also known as King's Way, stretched from the India Gate to the Rashtrapati Bhawan. As construction of the Viceroy's House (the present Rashtrapati Bhavan), Central Secretariat, Parliament House, and All-India War Memorial (India Gate) was winding down, the building of a shopping district and a new plaza, Connaught Place, began in 1929, and was completed by 1933.
The India Gate (originally the All India War Memorial) is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the "ceremonial axis" of New Delhi, formerly called Kingsway.

Edwin Lutyens

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It was designed by British architects, Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker.
Lutyens played an instrumental role in designing and building New Delhi, which would later on serve as the seat of the Government of India.

Lutyens' Delhi

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The city that was later dubbed "Lutyens' Delhi" was inaugurated in ceremonies beginning on 10 February 1931 by Lord Irwin, the Viceroy. The first major extension of New Delhi outside of Lutyens' Delhi came in the 1950s when the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) developed a large area of land southwest of Lutyens' Delhi to create the diplomatic enclave of Chanakyapuri, where land was allotted for embassies, chanceries, high commissions and residences of ambassadors, around a wide central vista, Shanti Path.
Lutyens' Delhi is an area in New Delhi, India, named after the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869–1944), who was responsible for much of the architectural design and building during the period of the British Raj, when India was part of the British Empire in the 1920s and 1930s and 1940s.

Agra

Agra, IndiaAgra, Uttar PradeshAkbarabad
The last stumbling block was the Agra-Delhi railway line that cut right through the site earmarked for the hexagonal All-India War Memorial (India Gate) and Kingsway (Rajpath), which was a problem because the Old Delhi Railway Station served the entire city at that time.
It is 206 km south of the national capital New Delhi.

Kingsway Camp

Kingsway Refugee Committee
During the Delhi Durbar on 12 December 1911, George V, then Emperor of India, along with Queen Mary, his consort, made the announcement that the capital of the Raj was to be shifted from Calcutta to Delhi, while laying the foundation stone for the viceroy's residence in the Coronation Park, Kingsway Camp.
The foundation of the new capital of British India, New Delhi, was laid at Coronation Park by King George V in December, 1911, making this area historically significant.

Coronation Park, Delhi

Coronation ParkCoronation Grounds, Delhi
During the Delhi Durbar on 12 December 1911, George V, then Emperor of India, along with Queen Mary, his consort, made the announcement that the capital of the Raj was to be shifted from Calcutta to Delhi, while laying the foundation stone for the viceroy's residence in the Coronation Park, Kingsway Camp.
The statue was moved here in the mid-1960s from a site opposite India Gate in the centre of New Delhi.

Sansad Marg

Parliament StreetParliament Street, New Delhi
The Secretariat building, the two blocks of which flank the Rashtrapati Bhawan and houses ministries of the government of India, and the Parliament House, both designed by Baker, are located at the Sansad Marg and run parallel to the Rajpath.
Sansad Marg (Parliament Street, formerly N-Block) is a street located in New Delhi, India.

Rajpath

Vijay Chowkgreat axis
The last stumbling block was the Agra-Delhi railway line that cut right through the site earmarked for the hexagonal All-India War Memorial (India Gate) and Kingsway (Rajpath), which was a problem because the Old Delhi Railway Station served the entire city at that time. The Rajpath, also known as King's Way, stretched from the India Gate to the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Rajpath (constructed as and formerly named King's Way during the period of the British Raj) is a ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi, India, that runs from Rashtrapati Bhavan on Raisina Hill through Vijay Chowk and India Gate, National War Memorial (India) to National Stadium, Delhi.

Capital city

Capitaladministrative centerDistrict seat
New Delhi (, Naī Dillī) is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of the Government of India.

Secretariat Building, New Delhi

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Subsequently, the foundation stone was shifted from the site of Delhi Durbar of 1911–1912, where the Coronation Pillar stood, and embedded in the walls of the forecourt of the Secretariat. As construction of the Viceroy's House (the present Rashtrapati Bhavan), Central Secretariat, Parliament House, and All-India War Memorial (India Gate) was winding down, the building of a shopping district and a new plaza, Connaught Place, began in 1929, and was completed by 1933.
Situated at Raisina Hill, New Delhi, the Secretariat buildings are two blocks of symmetrical buildings (North Block and South Block) on opposite sides of the great axis of Rajpath, and flanking the Rashtrapati Bhavan (President's House).

Chanakyapuri

Chanakya PuriDelhiDiplomatic Enclave
The first major extension of New Delhi outside of Lutyens' Delhi came in the 1950s when the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) developed a large area of land southwest of Lutyens' Delhi to create the diplomatic enclave of Chanakyapuri, where land was allotted for embassies, chanceries, high commissions and residences of ambassadors, around a wide central vista, Shanti Path.
Chanakyapuri is an affluent neighbourhood and diplomatic enclave established in the 1950s in New Delhi.

Gole Market

Gole Dak Khana
Subsequently, housing for them has developed around Gole Market area in the 1920s.
Gole Market or Gol Market is a neighborhood in the heart of New Delhi, India built within a traffic roundabout by Edwin Lutyens in 1921.

Parliament House (India)

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As construction of the Viceroy's House (the present Rashtrapati Bhavan), Central Secretariat, Parliament House, and All-India War Memorial (India Gate) was winding down, the building of a shopping district and a new plaza, Connaught Place, began in 1929, and was completed by 1933.
The Sansad Bhavan (English: Parliament House) is the house of the Parliament of India, which contains the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha located in New Delhi.

Lodhi Colony

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Built in the 1940s, to house government employees, with bungalows for senior officials in the nearby Lodhi Estate area, Lodhi colony near historic Lodhi Gardens, was the last residential areas built by the British Raj.
Lodhi Colony is a Central Government Officers and Staff Residential Colony in South Central part of New Delhi, built in the 1940s, and lies close to Lodhi Road.

Old Delhi

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Old Delhi had served as the political and financial centre of several empires of ancient India and the Delhi Sultanate, most notably of the Mughal Empire from 1649 to 1857.
After the announcement of the change, the British developed Lutyens' Delhi (in modern New Delhi) just south-west of Shahjahanabad.

Raisina Hill

RaisinaRaisina Hill, New Delhi
A site atop the Raisina Hill, formerly Raisina Village, a Meo village, was chosen for the Rashtrapati Bhawan, then known as the Viceroy's House.
Raisina Hill (Rāyasīnā Pahāṛī), often used as a metonym for the seat of the Government of India, is an area of New Delhi, housing India's most important government buildings, including Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official residence of the President of India and the Secretariat building housing the Prime Minister's Office and several other important ministries.

Parliament of India

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The Secretariat building, the two blocks of which flank the Rashtrapati Bhawan and houses ministries of the government of India, and the Parliament House, both designed by Baker, are located at the Sansad Marg and run parallel to the Rajpath.
The Parliament meets at Sansad Bhavan in New Delhi.

Constitution of India

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The Constitution (Sixty-ninth Amendment) Act, 1991 declared the Union Territory of Delhi to be formally known as National Capital Territory of Delhi.
The original 1950 constitution is preserved in a helium-filled case at the Parliament House in New Delhi.

Indraprastha

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The reason for this choice was that the hill lay directly opposite the Dinapanah citadel, which was also considered the site of Indraprastha, the ancient region of Delhi.
It is often thought to have been located in the region of present-day New Delhi, particularly the Old Fort (Purana Qila), although this has not been conclusively confirmed.

Rama Krishna Puram

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The highest being in the Punjabi Bagh district with an air quality index of 999 and in the RK Puram district with an index of 852.
Ramakrishna Puram popularly known as R.K. Puram, is a Central Government Employees residential colony in New Delhi.