Delhi 100: defining moments

Updated: Dec 14, 2011 01:12 IST

Centre point of the new Capital: By the 1940s, the reputation of Connaught Place had spread far and wide. It had high-end shops that could give those in European high streets a run for their money. These shops, owned by suave English- speaking owners, sold high quality imported goods and were popular with the royalty, top businessmen and civil servants.  PHOTO COURTESY: NDTA
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Centre point of the new Capital: By the 1940s, the reputation of Connaught Place had spread far and wide. It had high-end shops that could give those in European high streets a run for their money. These shops, owned by suave English- speaking owners, sold high quality imported goods and were popular with the royalty, top businessmen and civil servants. PHOTO COURTESY: NDTA

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