Challenges in redevelopment of historic Chandni Chowk in New Delhi

NEW DELHI – The decongestion and beautification of Chandni Chowk, a cramped residential and commercial area steeped in history and culture, is throwing up challenges after years of haphazard development.

The Delhi government, in the first stage of a multiphase redevelopment of Chandni Chowk, revamped the main market road, a 1.3km stretch between the historic Red Fort, once the seat of Mughal power, and Fatehpuri Masjid, a 17th-century mosque.


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