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Posted Date: 14 Jan 2009 Posted By: Tony John Member Level: Diamond Points: 0
|Author: adarsh kumar 14 Aug 2009 Member Level: Silver Points: 1|
|Asia's tallest tv tower is situated in pitam pura ,delhi-110034|
|Author: RajmiArun 16 Nov 2009 Member Level: Diamond Points: 20 (Rs 20)|
Delhi or Dilli in local language, is the capital city of India and is also a Union Territory. Delhi is the second largest metro of India. The region of Delhi, which is also the National Capital Territory or the National Captial Region includes Noida, Gurgoan, Greate Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad.
The city of Delhi is on the banks of the river Yamuna, it had been the capital for the great dynasties for so many centuries.
The city of Delhi is beleived to be the Indraprastha of Mahabaratha. Delhi had been the capital of the Mughal kings too. It had been a major commercial and cultural bridge between the different trade routes that got in so many improvements.
Though Calcutta became the capital of India till 1911 during East India company rule and during British Raj in the year 1911 Delhi became the capital. In the year 1920 a new city was built and is called New Delhi and when India got its Independence, New Delhi was declared capital. Lot of moving in population have made Delhi a Cosmopolitan metro.
The climate of Delhi is quite subtropical with long summers and cold winters. Delhi gets an average rainfall of 25 inches. During Jan the peak of winter Delhi is full of fog and during May the peak of Summer, the Loo storm sets in bringing in lots of sand inside Delhi.
Delhi is divided into 9 districts and have 4 major satellite cities. The districts are headed by a deputy commissioner. The Union Territory of Delhi have its own Legislative Assembly and a Lieutenant Governor and the general administration is run by Cheif Minister. New Delhi a city in Delhi is both the National Captial Territory of Delhi and Government of India. The transportation and other local services are taken care by the Delhi state government but Police is under the direct control of Central Government. The current Chief Minister of Delhi is Sheila Dixit.
Delhi houses buildings like Rashtrapathi Bhavan, Parliment of India and Supreme Court.
|Author: vishnu 02 Apr 2010 Member Level: Gold Points: 3 (Rs 1)|
|Current information of Delhi|
1.Lt. Governor:- Tejendra Khanna
2.Chief Minister:- Sheila Dikshit
3.Mayor :- Kanwar Sain
4.Population :- 13,782,976
5.Official languages:- English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi
6.Pincode :- 110 xxx
7.Telephone :- +011
8.Website :- delhigovt.nic.in
|Author: Pramod Dabholkar 29 Dec 2011 Member Level: Diamond Points: 5 (Rs 2)|
|Official website: http://www.delhigovt.nic.in/|
More information about Delhi:
Area: 1,483 sq. km.
Latitudinal parallel: 28.3 (Degree) E
Longitudinal meridian: 77.13 (Degree) E
Altitude: 293 m above sea level
Population: 13.85 million (Census 2001)
Average Temperature: 45 degree C (Max) and 5 degree C (Min)
Rainfall: 714 mm
Best time to visit: October to March
STD Code: 011
Tourist spot in Delhi:
The Red Fort, Purana Qila, Qutab Minar, India Gate, Bahai's House of Worship (Lotus Temple), Rashtrapti Bhavan, Rajghat, Humayun's Tomb, Parliament House, Jamma Masjid, Jantar Mantar, Safdarjung's Tomb.