Right in the middle of New Delhi is a wide and expansive boulevard that extends from Rashtrapani Bhavan, the Presidential House, all the way to the India Gate. Rajpath means King’s Way when directly translated. The Rajpath of New Delhi then appears to be like a pathway from the majestic India Gate to the Presidential House. Sir Edwin Lutyens, the British architect who did most of the urban planning of New Delhi, envisioned the Rajpath to be part of a wonderful view from the Rashtrapani Bhavan. Indeed, the boulevard lined with trees is a sight to behold. Several important buildings that were also designed by Lutyens were erected along the path.
Today, visitors continue to be mesmerized by how Lutyens cleverly planned Central New Delhi. There is a beautiful scene to see from [Read more…]