things that define Delhi

The ever reluctant autowallah, an open bar in the boot of a car, threatening a ‘thulla’ with your dad's connections, a deep fried bread pakora or a ‘vishal jagran’ — it all makes sense only in Delhi. The Capital has a distinct lingo when it comes to people, travel, food or shopping.

Here are 70 things that are essentially, definitively, Delhi.

Illustrations by Malay Karmakar and Mohit Suneja.