Delhi 100: defining moments

Updated: Dec 14, 2011 01:12 IST

Bird’s eye view of the city: It was only by 1939 that New Delhi could fully emerge as a city. It now comprises Connaught place, Parliament House, the Viceroy House (now Rashtrapati Bhavan), the Central Secretariat, the Imperial Hotel, along with elite residential colonies. Meanwhile, Delhi’s population rose by nearly 40% in a decade post 1931. GETTY IMAGES
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Bird’s eye view of the city: It was only by 1939 that New Delhi could fully emerge as a city. It now comprises Connaught place, Parliament House, the Viceroy House (now Rashtrapati Bhavan), the Central Secretariat, the Imperial Hotel, along with elite residential colonies. Meanwhile, Delhi’s population rose by nearly 40% in a decade post 1931. GETTY IMAGES

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