In addition to writing a proper Hindi blog on the Myth that Delhi is a rape capital, Here I am trying to bring to your notice that Delhi is not that bad as you might have assumed it to be. Scroll down to take some positive vibes about Delhi.
(1) Delhi Metro
The Delhi Metro Carries More Than 700 Million People In A Year, which is more than the double of the population of the United States of America. On a daily average, around 23 lakh people travel by metro in Delhi.
(2) Feel Proud Of Your DTC Network
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) is the leading public transport operator of Delhi, and we all know this fact. The Reason, why I include it, is the point given in the image above.
In an international study by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the conversion of Delhi into using CNG was regarded as one of the top 10 policies in the world. Delhi has more than one crore CNG run vehicles, to control the air pollution levels on the roads.
(3) Nightlife In Delhi
A Delhiite can never ignore the nightlife of Delhi while feeling Proud Of Being A Delhiite. Delhi has various things for the daytime but do you know about the Nightlife in Delhi? Yes, it is fantastic.
Here I have listed some places for night out if you are new to the city and its sites- List Of Night Out Places In Delhi
(4) Dwarka- The Largest Subcity
Being a resident of Dwarka, one can feel the pride of residing in the biggest sub-city of Asia in Delhi. Dwarka is probably the best place in Delhi to live in.
(5) Street Food Of Delhi
Delhi is a foodies’ paradise. From street food to international cuisines, Delhi, or as we lovingly call ‘Dilli’, can blow your mind at every expense.
You can have some delicious and unique food items while in clubs in restaurants, From the Chhole Kulchas to the Parantha‘s of the Paranthe wali Gali, street food is the best thing concerning food in Delhi.
“O yeah” You will love it for sure.
(6) A Rich Heritage
With 3 World Heritage Sites, 174 National Protected Monuments and hundreds of state protected monuments, the message goes strong about the rich heritage that Delhi has. The monuments have been preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
(7) Second Most Bird-Rich Capital City
Delhi Ridge, sometimes just 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).
(8) Greenest Capital City In The World
Delhi is blessed with 20,000 small, medium and big public parks and gardens. There are 40 city forests, five ridge areas, two Biodiversity parks and a wildlife sanctuary on the outskirts of the city at Asola Bhatti.
Delhi is counted as one of the greenest capital city in 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 records in setting an absolute number of visitors daily.
(10) International Toilet Museum
It may be funny but is the reality that Delhi has an Internation Toilet Museum.
Owned and maintained by Sulabh, the museum has a rare collection of facts, pictures and objects detailing the historical 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, Another Reason To Feel Proud 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 for quality education, Delhi has more than 17 Universities and an enormous number of Colleges.
(13) Khari Baoli
Did you hear it before?
Khari Baoli is a place 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 a matter of proud in itself and one can go through the points mentioned above to feel proud of being a Delhiite.