ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dhruva N. Chaudhuri is a renowned photojournalist. He began his career with The Statesman in Delhi and Kolkata at the age of eighteen. He has worked with leading dailies and magazines in India, including The Illustrated Weekly of India. His photographs have been published in several foreign newspapers and magazines.The Millennium Book on
New Delhi showcased over forty photographs by him. His books, Delhi: Light, Shades, Shadows and Nirad C. Chaudhuri: Many Shades, Many Frames, both published by Niyogi Books, have been very well received. He is reputed for his knowledge of architecture and understanding of nature. He is deeply interested in wildlife photography as well
ABOUT THE BOOK
After considerable exploration,the present location of New Delhi ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Âaround Raisina Hill, south of the old city of Shahjahanabad ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Âwas found. The construction work on New Delhi was held up due to World War I. It was resumed with full force in 1919.