Delhi is a city and union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India. It is the centre of National capital region(NCR). A heart of country who represents India itself.
According to a recent article of Times of India, Delhi’s population is more than the countries population like Greece, New Zealand, Sweden, Netherlands and Zimbabwe. It has officially crosses 2 crore population according to the data released by Election commission of India. link
With the tag of one of the most populous city in the world. It has its own journey of evolution. Now let me take you to the journey of Delhi as Why do I love Delhi so much?
I’m sure, at the end, I will help you realize the beauty and perks of this city and here is the list….
#1 Metro Connectivity
Delhi metro is the backbone of Delhi’s life. According to DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail corporation ltd )everyday Delhi metro carries 1.5 million passengers with the network of about 389 Km with 285 stations. Link
You would be astonished to know that DMRC has also been certified by the United Nations (UN) as the first Metro Rail and Rail based system in the world to get carbon Credits for reducing Green House gas emissions as it has helped to reduce pollution levels in the city by 6.3 lakh tons every year thus helping in reducing global warming.
Citizens of Delhi can not imagine even a single day with Metro. With the superb connectivity at every place in Delhi, DMRC has won the hearts of many.
Delhi is a home of different cultures, religions and their tradition. It is a city where you find different communities of Jainism to Christianity. With every religion residing in this city, it is a place where you see magnificent celebration of every festivals. Delhi represents India with every facets of its diversity. Link
#3 Hub of Education
Delhi is a hub of all prestigious institutes in the field of Science to judiciary. From I.I.T Delhi in engineering , FMS in MBA, Institute of Hotel Management in Hospitality sector to Medical college, AIIMS. One of the top 10 colleges of India resides in Delhi in most of the career fields. Even if you want to civil services or any government service, Delhi is hub of all the competitive training institutes. Every year lots of young population from other cities migrate in Delhi for their Education.
Delhi is a place where you get every famous cuisine not only of India but every famous cuisine in world. From the flavours of Northern India to traditional south India food, you get everything. For street food, you might have heard theplace called chandni chowk in Old delhi, from its streets to its food. The prestige of chadni chowk resides in taste of street food over there.
From momos, chole bhature to kulfi, you can actually have your three meals of a day from street food. Not only street food, but you find humongous number of Cafe’s and restaurants with their unique themes.
#5 Capital of India
Being a Capital of India, Delhi has known for its political administration. With a magnificent Rashtrapati Bhawan in above image, it is a home for all political alliances, powers, administration and every discussion of Parliament house.
#6 Republic day
On every 26th Janaurary, where every Indian watch the Republic day Parade in New Delhi. Yes, Delhi has glory and prestige to organize republic day parade since independence. During republic day, where some of delhi roads are reserve for the preparation of Republic day and see the decorated Rashtrapati Bhavan.
#7 Standard of living
Do you know Delhi is second richest city of India after Mumbai according to statistics. Link
Even most of the International brands came in India for first time in Delhi. Like Louis Vitton, they have opened their first store at New Delhi’s Oberoi hotel, the reason is affordability of citizen of Delhi as they had extra income and sudden increased in their expenditure in 2003.
#8 Hangout Places
From its architecture of historical monuments like Red fort to beautiful sculpture of Akshardham temple. There are many hangout places where you can relive the history to enjoy the scenic view of Huaz khas Lake.
Walking down the inner circle of Cannaught Place, you travel into the stories of development of this city since the ancient era. Here is link for best hangout places of Delhi.
#9 Mega Events
Every year, there are plethora of mega events organize in Delhi. From the premier International trade fair organised by Indian Trade promotion organisation where not only one or two but on an average 53 countries participate in this mega event. There are also events like International Book fair once and Delhi book fair twice in year for all bibliophiles where you can grab your favorite books at the cheapest price. There are many more events like Auto expo for Automobiles to a cultural event like Surajkund mela held every year.
#10 Shopping markets
You might have seen numerous videos of Sarojini nagar market of Delhi as know for the cheapest market in Delhi. If not, then do watch it. If you see lot of fashion in the roads of Delhi then the reason is availability of many shopping markets.
There are many markets apart from Sarojini market as like chandni chowk, Central market in Lajpat nagar, Kamla nagar market and lists goes on. So, if you’re shopaholic then book your tickets to Delhi.
#11 Service Economy
Since the open economy in India, Delhi has became the hub of many MNCs around the world. In Gurgoan and Noida which come in Delhi -NCR region known for the service sector.
The city is the headquarters of the Reserve Bank of India and of the regional offices of other banking institutions. Many foreign banks offering both retail and corporate services also have branches in the city. Even it isalso know for its trading, manufacturing and real estate market. Link
So, at the end of this pademic period of Covid-19, you can book tickets to travel this city and enjoy your journey.
Thank you for reading.