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13/02/1931 New Delhi becomes capital of India


When Delhi became ‘New Delhi’


Incredible India :: Delhi before Independence [1947] :: by Mithilesh Kumar


Talking History |14| New Delhi: The Capital City

New Delhi is the capital of India and one of Delhi city's 11 districts. The foundation stone of the city was laid by George V, Emperor of India during the Delhi Durbar. It was designed by British architects, Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker. The new capital was inaugurated by Viceroy and Governor-General of India Lord Irwin.
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