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New Delhi Down The Decades
A Behind-the-lens Views of the City
Paper Type: Art Paper (Matt) | Size: 213 x 177mm
All colour; 75 photographs
ISBN-10: 938152386X | ISBN-13: 978-93-81523-86-5

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Ever wondered how New Delhi came into being? Who were the architects who created some of the capital citys imposing buildings? New Delhi Down the Decades takes the reader through the days when iconic personalities such as Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker were working on a unique style of architecture that makes New Delhi special.New Delhi, or rather Lutyens Delhi as it is now known, was still youngjust over ten years of agewhen Dhruva N. Chaudhuri came to the city with his parents and brothers. He had his first look at the capital city of India in June 1942 and has watched it grow in the last seven decades, from a quiet garden city into a giant metropolis. 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.

Dhruva N. Chaudhuri
Dhruva N. Chaudhuri

Late D N Chaudhuri had begun his illustrious career as a freelance photojournalist at the age of 18, working mainly for The Statesman in Delhi and in Kolkata. His works have featured prominently in leading dailies and magazines in India, including The Illustrated Weekly of India. In addition, his photographs have been published in foreign newspapers and magazines. Recently, The Millennium Book on New Delhi included more than 40 photographs by DN Chaudhuri. His photographs had also been exhibited worldwide and he had won many prestigious awards. After his retirement, he had been actively engaged in wildlife photography and, in 1998, was invited to the Nehru Centre in London for an exhibition and an audiovisual presentation on wildlife in India.