PHOTOS: The streets of Delhi, during times of Covid-19

The streets of Delhi feel like they have metasised into a time warp of the past. Wide open pristine boulevards, and telling architecture that harkens history with compelling contemporaneity, present a formidable flashback to fight an unseen and merciless enemy presently banging on our doors.
I grew up in Delhi, a city that has given me so immeasurably a treasure trove of memories of streets walked on, buildings visited, parks strolled, laughter
By: Parul Sharma
Published: May 6, 2020
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Image by : Parul Sharma

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  • PHOTOS: The streets of Delhi, during times of Covid-19
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  • 3_Department of Posts, Sansad Marg_5400
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Qutb Minar: The UNESCO World Heritage site, Delhi’s soaring 73 meter high Indo-Islamic Victory Tower was built in 1193 by Qutub-ud-din Aibak to mark the defeat of Delhi’s last Hindu Kingdom. At its bottom is the Quawwat ul Islam mosque, the first mosque to be built in India. It remains a beacon for Delhi’s multilayered history, proud, tall, and weathered through time.