• National capital Delhi has completed 100 years

  • A book on the history of seven cities of Delhi and detailing the account of how the present city was constructed will be released by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on the occasion.

  • on 12th December, 1911 the National Capital of the colonized India was shifted by the British from Kolkata to Delhi by the Emperor of India George V.

  • Between the 12th and the 19th century AD, Delhi was the capital for many rulers. Siri, Tughlakabad, Jahanapanah, Ferozabad, Dinpanah, Shergarh and Shahajahanabad are the historic seven cities that took shape in Delhi. 

  • The eighth city, or the present New Delhi, was built by the British Empire