Now that minister Mahesh Sharma is going to mess up the land around Purana Qila and the zoo..1 here are images from the early 1960s (B&W) when it was designed by my father Habib Rahman.

  • 1. See: Another redevelopment plan: A museum district near Delhi zoo, in one of city’s greenest areas: the proposal, which is at an early stage, includes the construction of a conch-shaped office complex near Delhi Zoo, Pragati Maidan and Old Fort. ... The project is being designed and promoted by the NBCC (India) Limited, the company under the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs that has been redeveloping government housing colonies in South Delhi. The company has been criticised by residents for cutting a large number of trees for these projects.