Janakpuri

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Janakpuri
जनकपुरी
Janak Puri
Suburb
District Centre, Near Picaddily (Former Hilton) Janakpuri
District Centre, Near Picaddily (Former Hilton) Janakpuri
Janakpuri is located in Delhi
Janakpuri
Janakpuri
Location in India
Coordinates: 28°37′12″N 77°5′40″E / 28.62000°N 77.09444°E / 28.62000; 77.09444Coordinates: 28°37′12″N 77°5′40″E / 28.62000°N 77.09444°E / 28.62000; 77.09444
Country  India
State Delhi
District South West Delhi
Government
 • Body DDA
Population (700000)
 • Total 700,000 (Including Village and Cooperative Housing societies)
Languages
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 110058
Telephone code 011
Lok Sabha constituency West Delhi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Janakpuri
Civic agency DDA
Member of Parliament Parvesh Sahib Singh (BJP)
Member of Legislative Assembly Rajesh Rishi (AAP)

Janakpuri is a residential neighbourhood in West Delhi district of Delhi. Geographically it is located in west Delhi. The main commercial centre is the Janakpuri District Centre.

Politics[edit]

Present geographical structure of Janakpuri constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.

Janakpuri is part of West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency along with nine other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Madipur, Rajouri Garden, Hari Nagar, Tilak Nagar, Uttam Nagar, Vikaspuri, Dwarka, Matiala and Najafgarh

Transportation[edit]

The Delhi Metro has three metro-stations in Janakpuri (Uttam Nagar East, Janakpuri East and Janakpuri West), all on the Dwarka-Noida line. Also, Under the third phase, Janak Puri will get a new underground station, Dabri Mor near the DDA Park in C2D Area, on the Janakpuri(W)- Botanical Garden Line and is expected to be commissioned by 2016. The work on this line has already started.[1]

References[edit]

Master plan 2021