Connaught Place, New Delhi

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About Connaught Place, New Delhi

Connaught Place (Hindi: कनॉट प्लेस, Punjabi: ਕਨਾਟ ਪਲੇਸ, Urdu: کناٹ پلیس, Sindhi:ڪناٽ پليس, officially Rajiv Chowk) is one of the largest financial, commercial and business centres in New Delhi, India. It is often abbreviated to CP and houses the headquarters of several noted Indian firms. The former location of the headquarters of the British Raj, the area's environs occupy a place of pride in the city and are counted among the top heritage structures in New Delhi. It was developed as a showpiece of Lutyens' Delhi with a prominent Central Business District. Named after Field Marshal Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, construction work began in 1929 and was completed in 1933. The Inner Circle of Connaught Place was renamed Rajiv Chowk (after Rajiv Gandhi) while the Outer Circle became Indira Chowk under Union Home Minister S.B.


Overview of Connaught Place

On your visit to New Delhi, consider visiting Connaught Place. Missed by most of the visitors, Connaught Place is unique in its own way.

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