Dilshad Garden

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Dilshad Garden
دلشادخان
DGk
neighbourhood
Country  India
State Delhi
District North East Delhi
Government
 • Body East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) formerly a part of MCD, DDA
Languages
 • Official Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 110095
Vehicle registration DL 5*
Civic agency East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) formerly a part of MCD

Dilshad Garden is a large housing colony located in North East Delhi, which was primarily developed by Delhi Development Authority (DDA).[citation needed] A nearby colony named Dilshad Colony is sometimes mistaken to be a part of Dilshad Garden due to the similarity of names.

Dilshad Garden falls under the both Shahdara and Seemapuri constituency of the legislative assembly and the incumbent MLA as of 2015 is Rajendra Pal Gautam of the AAP[citation needed]

The area is divided into several Blocks and Pockets named from A to R.

The Deer Park in Dilshad Garden is a public park with lush green grounds.

The Ayyappa Temple located in R pocket was built by sculptors and carpenters who were flown-in from Kerala and trained in Vedic temple design.[citation needed]

Transport[edit]

Dilshad Garden is nearly 4 km from Anand Vihar Interstate Bus Terminus and Railway Station and about 3 km from Shahdara. The closest metro stations are Dilshad Garden and Jhilmil.

Pedestrian Overpass from Jhilmil Metro Station to Dilshad Garden, as it crosses the Grand Trunk Road, February 2009.

Demographics[edit]

The area is quite densely populated with a mix of people from all income groups, castes and religions including Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, Christians, and Muslims.[citation needed] A market for automobiles and automobile accessories is located near Bebe Nanki Gurudwara. One Jain Temple is located at the R-Block in Dilshad Garden.

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