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Mind the Gap

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Delhi, like India, is full ofcontradictions and history. Here empires were built, buried and rebuilt, asmany as fourteen times. The present is crowded, modern, ambitious – a potpourriof cultures and conflicts, where swanky cars dodge carefree bovines on roadslit with neon signs. The Metro has brought a ray of hope for those who want tosee Delhi up-and-close on foot. Mind the gap: Walking Delhi with the Metro isthe first and only, guide to Delhi’s lanes and monuments, people and places,poets and djinns and the Delhi Metro, that traverses like a silver worm of timeacross myths and folklores and empire-making that made the city a tempting andtempestuous beacon of riches and glory for millennia