Delhi 100: defining moments

Updated: Dec 14, 2011 01:12 IST

Capital build-up: Independent India’s new Capital saw a shift from colonial architectural. The city needed an architecture to showcase its faith in modernity and progress. Utilitarian modernism became the template for almost all government buildings that came up in the 1950s and dot the Central Secretariat area. PHOTO COURTESY: PHOTO DIVISION, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
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Capital build-up: Independent India’s new Capital saw a shift from colonial architectural. The city needed an architecture to showcase its faith in modernity and progress. Utilitarian modernism became the template for almost all government buildings that came up in the 1950s and dot the Central Secretariat area. PHOTO COURTESY: PHOTO DIVISION, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

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