Tihar Village

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For the Nepalese festival, see Tihar (festival). For the largest jail in India, see Tihar Jail.

Tihar Village is one of the oldest villages in Delhi.

Tihar Village is also known as Kachcha Tihar or Tihar Gaon. Once it was divided in three parts: Tihar Village, Tihar 1 (Subhash Nagar) and Tihar 2 (Ashok Nagar).

Muslim Tyagis were inhabitant in Tihar village before sub-continent partition. Kunwar Mehmud Ali,Ex Governor, Sri Ved Pal Tyagi ( Ex-Chief Justice & Governor-Rajasthan), Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi, Pandit Prakash Vir Shastri, M.P. & great Arya Samaj leader and Sri Mahavir Tyagi- Ex Defence Minister of India and Member of Constituent Assembly are great personalities besides the Nawab of Tihar-Delhi & Javed Mian Daad,Pakistani Cricketer.[1]

Neighboring areas include: Manak vihar Ashok Nagar Khyala village Gopal nagar Subash nagar Hari nagar Tilak nagar Rajouri Garden

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