Why is Delhi called Lutyens Delhi?

Lutyens’ Delhi is an area in New Delhi, India, named after the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869–1944), who was responsible for much of the architectural design and building during the period of the British Raj, when India was part of the British Empire in the 1920s and 1930s and 1940s.

What is the meaning of Lutyens zone?

Lutyens Bungalow Zone or LBZ is the area spread over 2,800-hectare area in Lutyens’ Delhi, with bungalows (houses) for government ministers, officials and their administrative offices, since the British Raj. The zone stretches up to Lodhi Road in the south.

Which part of Delhi is called Lutyens Delhi?

Lutyens’ Delhi is an area in New Delhi, India, named after the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869–1944), who was responsible for much of the architectural design and building during the period of the British Raj, when India was part of the British Empire in the 1920s and 1930s and 1940s.

Who built India Gate?

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