Rashtrapati Bhawan



It was decided in the Delhi Durbar of 1911 as the capital of India would be shifted from Calcutta to Delhi. Thus was born the city of Delhi, designed by the architect Edwin Lutyens, with Herbert Baker. It took about 20 years and 15 million pounds for the construction of New Delhi. Built as visceral Lodge, Delhi Rashtrapati Bhawan has four floors and 340 rooms. Now known as the House Chairman of New Delhi is spread over an area of about 200,000 square meters. It took 18 years to build this building and 18 years of its completion India became independent. The column of Jaipur, a gift of the Maharaja of Jaipur rises to a height of 145 meters in the middle of the main courtyard in front of Rashtrapati Bhavan. Another impressive feature of Delhi Rashtrapati Bhawan consists of beautiful Mughal gardens. Then at the bottom of the building is a spacious square, known as Vijay Chowk.


All official ceremonies such as the inauguration of the Prime Minister, cabinet and parliament members, etc, are held in this room. In addition, Arjuna Awards are awarded by the President himself. On the ground floor of Rashtrapati Bhavan is a number of apartments. Then there is the State Drawing Room, room status, room status and a number of other pieces like the inside of the building. The Delhi Rashtrapati Bhawan has 54 rooms and rooms for additional guests.