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New Delhi

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Alan Patient of

New Delhi

Place  From 12/12/1911 

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Capital city of India. It succeeded Calcutta as the capital of the country. The foundation stone of the city was laid by George V, Emperor of India during the Delhi Durbar of 1911. It was designed by British architects, Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker. The photograph shows the Viceroy's Palace, now known as the Rashtrapati Bhavan, which is the official home of the Indian President.

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Edwin Lutyens - SW1

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