Exhibition to showcase evolution of Delhi

Exhibition to showcase evolution of Delhi


New Delhi, India: Delhi Urban Art Commission (DUAC), India, will be hosting a three-day exhibition in the city just before the Commonwealth Games (CWG) on the mapping of Delhi and the city’s evolution since the Neolithic era.

Titled `Delhinama’, the exhibition to be organised simultaneously at three different places in Delhi from September 28, is aimed at highlighting the “intriguing historical evolution of the city”. The exhibition will showcase photographs and drawings of archaeological sites, archival maps, original portrayal of Lutyen’s Delhi, Harappan artifacts, satellite images of the city spanning over the decades and contemporary pictures of New Delhi.

It will also portray Delhi of prehistoric era, period of the rulers before and during Sultanate Dynasty, Mughal era, British rule and the city of 2010. Besides Delhi University, the exhibition will be held at Red Fort (from October 1) and India Habitat Centre (from October 2). The inauguration of the exhibition at the centres will be done by Union minister for Urban Development S Jaipal Reddy, HRD minister Kapil Sibal and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit respectively.

Source: TOI