Boulevard in New Delhi leading up to the Rashtrapati Bhavan

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Rajpath: Boulevard in New Delhi leading up to the Rashtrapati Bhavan
Rajpath is a ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi, India, that runs from Rashtrapati Bhavan on Raisina Hill through Vijay Chowk and India Gate, National War Memorial (India) to National Stadium, Delhi. The avenue is lined on both sides by huge lawns, canals and rows of trees. Considered to be one of the most important roads in India, it is where the annual Republic Day parade takes place on 26 January. Janpath crosses the road. Rajpath runs in east-west direction. Roads from Connaught Place, the financial centre of Delhi, run into Rajpath from north.


9-yr-old climate activist demonstrates over air pollution in Delhi [Video]

9-yr-old climate activist demonstrates over air pollution in Delhi

A 9-yr-old climate and environment activist, Licypriya Kangujam staged a protest in Delhi's Vijay Chowk over air pollution in the national capital. She held a hand-written poster demanding 'permanent..

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Air quality turns 'very poor' in parts of Delhi

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