Nizamuddin West

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Nizamuddin West
CountryIndia
StateDelhi
DistrictSouth Delhi
MetroNew Delhi
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Planning agencyMunicipal Corporation of Delhi
Nizamuddin Dargah and Jamaat Khana Masjid, Delhi around which the settlement grew initially.

Nizamuddin West is a gated, posh centrally located residential colony of South-Central Delhi. It is a historic bustling neighbourhood and one the greenest, safest and quietest colonies in Central Delhi having lots of parks and trees. The colony is rapidly developing and the prices of the colony are expected to soar quite fast in the coming years with increasing interest being shown by investors. It is a very livable colony and one of the safest colonies of New Delhi. The residents enjoy 24x7 water and power supply. With rapid urbanization and re-construction of old plots by builders, the colony has attained a chic and neat look and has become increasingly sought after to due to its prime location and quiet nature. The colony has wide roads, greenery and is in close proximity to all major amenities and markets of South and Central Delhi. The neighborhood benefits from excellent connectivity to all important places like railway station, Sunder nursery, Humayun's Tomb, airport and business districts. The buyer profile is largely skewed towards the senior management of corporates, software professionals, doctors, advocates, chartered accountants and the business class. It is also highly coveted by corporates looking to open their offices and guest houses.

History[edit]

The Nizamuddin West locality located in Central Delhi is named after 13th century Sufi saint, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya, whose shrine or dargah in Urdu is situated within the area. With the opening of the Nizamuddin Metro Station on the Pink Line, the prices of the colony are expected to rise further.[citation needed]

The colony has been home to noted writers, scholars and freedom fighters in the past. Noted Islamic scholar and peace activist, Padam Bhushan Maulana Wahiduddin Khan lives here. The first Chief Executive Councillor of Delhi and veteran freedom fighter Padma Shri Mir Mushtaq Ahmad resided here. Amarnath Vidyalankar, freedom fighter and former MP was also a resident.[citation needed]

Historic sites[edit]

Nizamudin Baoli

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Saniotis, Arthur (2008). "Enchanted Landscapes: Sensuous Awareness as Mystical Practice among Sufis in North India". The Australian Journal of Anthropology. 19 (1): 17–26. doi:10.1111/j.1835-9310.2008.tb00103.x.
  2. ^ "Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya Dargah (Nizamu'din)". India Infoweb. 2008. Archived from the original on 9 June 2008.
  3. ^ Sanatani, Rohit Priyadarshi. "The Tomb of Khan - i Jahan Tilangani: A forgotten gem". The Speaking Arch. Retrieved 28 March 2015.

Coordinates: 28°35′N 77°15′E / 28.583°N 77.250°E / 28.583; 77.250