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September 13, 2021 at 12:00:00 AM
Chandni Chowk 2.0: How Delhi's 400-Year-Old Landmark Got To Reclaim Its Former Glory

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Chandni Chowk 2.0: How Delhi's 400-Year-Old Landmark Got To Reclaim Its Former Glory

Located in central north Delhi, Chandni Chowk is believed to be one of the largest, oldest and busiest markets in Asia established when the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan laid the foundation of Shahjahanabad, which was set to be the capital amongst the cities he ruled. For those who visit Delhi, another beauty has been added to the list of the capital. Yesterday Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated Chandni Chowk after its beautification. He said that Chandni Chowk was once the pride of Delhi, but due to long neglect, its glory was reduced. Broken roads, traffic jams, hanging electric wires were making Chandni Chowk extremely bad. But after being developed in a new way, it has now been equipped with facilities of international level. Those coming here will now not only get to see a spectacular view but people will also be made to pay attention to the historical heritage. Here are some pictures of Chandni Chowk 2.0: Midnight walks Now Chandni Chowk has become more beautiful and people can come here to walk till midnight Enjoy food till late Street food joints will be allowed to open for three to four more hours till 12 am so that people ca... Read More
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