Rajouri Garden

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Rajouri Garden is an upscale market and residential neighborhood in West Delhi, India. Located in West Delhi, its population includes a heavy majority of Sikhs, and Hindus. The Main Market and Nehru Market are the key markets of area. The population is largely Punjabi people who migrated to Delhi following the Partition of India from Pakistan in 1947.[1] The postal code of Rajouri Garden is 110027.

It is the headquarters of the West Delhi district of Delhi.[2]

Overview[edit]

TDI Mall in Shivaji Place District Centre, Rajouri Garden

Rajouri Garden is also home to many western style indoor shopping malls. These malls are located next to the Rajouri Garden Delhi metro stops. The malls include, TDI Mall, TDI Paragon Mall, Shoppers Stop, City Square, West Gate Mall, and Pacific Mall.

Rajouri Garden is also one of the 70 constituencies of the Delhi Legislative Assembly.

Surrounding areas to Rajouri Garden are Mayapuri, Tagore Garden, Subhash Nagar, Shivaji Enclave, Raja Garden, Vishal Enclave, Punjabi Bagh, Hari Nagar. The neighborhood is known for the passion of cars amongst its residents. The private bungalows in A, C, D, T block are quite expensive. The residential neighborhoods include a significant number of private houses and the Red, Green and Yellow DDA Apartments as well.

Education[edit]

The area also includes several schools and colleges including:

  • New Era Public School
  • Guru Nanak Public School
  • Cambridge Foundation
  • Rajdhani College

Notable residents[edit]

Politicians like Ajay Maken, Member of Parliament and Subhash Arya, Councillor also have their houses in Rajouri Garden. Many influential businessmen also reside here.

Transport[edit]

Rajouri Garden is serviced by the Rajouri Garden metro station of the Delhi Metro, Blue Line. It also has a DTC Bus Station nearby.

In popular culture[edit]

The 2014 Bollywood film, Queen starring Kangana Ranaut is set in Rajouri Garden.[3]

Rajouri Garden is a chill factor for youth around.It is well known for its hookah cafes, family restaurants, clubs, indoor shopping malls and Rajouri Garden Main Market.

References[edit]

  1. ^ MobileReference (1 January 2007). Travel Delhi, India: Illustrated Guide and Maps. MobileReference. pp. 442–. ISBN 978-1-60501-051-9. 
  2. ^ "West District". overnment of Delhi. Retrieved 2014-03-21. 
  3. ^ "Bursting with creativity". MiD DAY. March 21, 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-21.