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Saturday, 7 May 2011

Connaught Place, Delhi, India

Connaught Place is one of the largest financial, commercial and business centers in Delhi. It is often abbreviated as CP and houses the headquarters of several Indian firms. Its surroundings occupy a place of pride amongst the heritage structures of the city. It was developed as a showpiece of Lutyens' Delhi featuring a Central Business District. Named after the Duke of Connaught, the construction work was started in 1929 and completed in 1933. It was renamed as the Rajiv Chowk after the lateIndian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.[1] The Connaught Place of today is one of the most vibrant business districts of Delhi.

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