Delhi Ridge, sometimes simply called The Ridge, is a ridge in the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India. The ridge is a northern extension of the ancient Aravalli Range, some 1500 million years old (compared to just 50 million for the Himalaya). The Facts Will surely Make You feel Proud Of Being A Delhiite that we are living in a city which is world’s second most bird-rich capital.
(8) Greenest Capital City Of The World
Delhi is blessed with 20,000 small, medium and big public parks and gardens. There are 40 city forests, 5 ridge areas, 2 Biodiversity parks and a wildlife sanctuary in the outskirts of the city at Asola Bhatti. Delhi is counted as one of the greenest capital city of the world that is a record in itself.
(9) Gandhi Nagar Market
Apart from our famous markets like Palika Bazaar, Lajpat Nagar and Janpath, Gandhi Nagar market of East Delhi is one of the biggest readymade garment/Textile markets in Asia. Palika Bazaar and Lajpat Nagar markets have their own records in setting an absolute number of visitors daily.
(10) International Toilet Museum
It may be funny but is the fact that Delhi is having an Internation Toilet Museum. Owned and maintained by Sulabh, The museum has a rare collection of facts, pictures and objects detailing the historic evolution of toilets from 2500 BC till date. It provides a sequential account of developments related to technology, toilet related social customs, toilet manners, prevailing sanitary conditions and legislative efforts of different times. It has an extensive display of privies, chamber pots, toilet furniture, bidets and water closets in use from 1145 AD to the modern times. It also has a rare collection of beautiful poems related to the toilet and its usage.
(11) Azadpur Market Makes Us FeelProud Of Being A Delhiite
Yes, Asia’s largest fruit and vegetable market. Most of us just hate the place being crowdy but this fact is enough to feel gratified for visiting it the next time.
(12) Quality Education
Delhi has to its credit some of the premier institutions in India like the Indian Institute of Technology, National Institute of Technology Delhi , the School of Planning and Architecture, the Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, the Delhi Technological University, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi,Jawaharlal Nehru University, the National Institute of Fashion Technology, AJK, Mass Communication Research Centre under Jamia Millia Islamia University, Indian statistical institute and the Indian Institute of Mass Communication. A Hub fro quality education, Delhi has more than 17 Universities and an enormous number of Colleges. This point is one of the topmost facts that can make you feel proud of being a Delhiite.
(13) Khari Baoli
had you heard it before??… Yes, This is our last one this time. Khari Baoli is a place which is well known for its spice market not only in Delhi but all over the world. It has the largest wholesale spice market in Asia.
Being a Delhiite is proud in itself and one can go through the above-mentioned points to actually feel proud of being a Delhiite.