Today the migrant population consists largely of Punjabis, Bengalis and recently, Biharis. During parts of the British Raj, Delhi was made a district city of the Punjab Province of British India.
Is Delhi part of Punjab?
In 1947, the partition of India led to the province being divided into East Punjab and West Punjab, in the newly independent dominions of India and Pakistan respectively.
Punjab Province (British India)
|• Delhi Territory transferred to Punjab from North-Western Provinces||1858|
|• North-West Frontier Province separated from Punjab||1901|
What ethnicity are people from Delhi?
The largest ethnic group is Indo-Aryan (72%), followed by Dravidian (25%), then Mongoloid and other groups (3%), as of 2000. Delhi has a skewed female-to-male ratio, with 866 women for every 1,000 men. The city has a literacy rate of 86% (91% for men and 81% for women).
What is the main religion in Delhi?
Hinduism is the majority religion in Delhi, India. According to the 2011 Census of India, the National Capital Territory of Delhi has 13,712,100 Hindus, who form 81.68% of the population.
What are the 7 cities of Delhi?
Historians speak of the “Seven Cities of Delhi” but, between 1100 A.D. and 1947 A.D., there have actually been eight of them:
- The oldest city near the site of the Qutab Minar.
- The city around Purana Qila.
- New Delhi.
Is Punjab safe?
As of 2016, Delhi is the least safe State/UT with the highest cognizable crime rate of 160.4 (per 100,000 persons).
|Rank Based on Incidence / % share (2016)||18|
|Rate of Cognizable Crimes (2016)||38.0|
|Rank Based on Crime Rate (2016)||22|
Which caste is most powerful in India?
The Yadavs and Kurmis have become the two most powerful castes in UP. On the other side, the steady upward mobility among the lower intermediary (backward) and scheduled castes has encouraged them to organise against exploitation by the upper and upper intermediary (backward) castes, leading to caste clashes.
Which caste is most powerful in Punjab?
Jat Sikhs are the most economically powerful, politically/socially influential and occupationally privileged group within Punjab. They are the ‘dominant caste’ (Jodhka 2002; Puri 2003) , owning over 80 per cent of available agricultural land (Jodhka 2004(Jodhka , 2009Ram 2012).
Who was King of Delhi?
Rulers of Delhi
|Sr.||Year (From-To)||Monarch/ Head of State|
|1555||Humayun (Ruled a part, parellel to Adil Shah Suri, before defeating him)|
|67.||1556||Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar|
|68.||1605||Nooruddin Muhammad Jahangir|