Chandni Chowk will be reconstructed into a beautiful tourist attraction:Kejriwal
The area will operate as a non-motorized vehicle street from 9 AM to 9 PM. At an estimated cost of Rs 90 crore, the Chandni Chowk redevelopment project will revamp the path from Red Fort to Fatehpuri Masjid.
Delhi : Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday visited the Chandani Chowk area to review the redevelopment and beautification work for the area located in Old Delhi. The redevelopment plan that was started last year shall be completed by October end, after which the area shall reopen by November first week. CM Arvind Kejriwal said that the historical glory of the Chandani Chowk area in Old Delhi will be brought back after the completion of the redevelopment and beautification plan. He also said that the area will operate as a non-motorized vehicle street from 9 AM to 9 PM.
At an estimated cost of Rs 90 crore, the Chandni Chowk redevelopment project will revamp the path from Red Fort to Fatehpuri Masjid.
Speaking to the media following his visit, CM Shri Arvind Kejriwal said, “We are standing at the main area of the Chandani Chowk, and we are witnessing that the whole area has been redeveloped. Chandani Chowk is a historical place and it has been there for ages. The historical glory of the area will be brought back through the beautification of the area. This will be a non-motorized vehicle area from morning 9 AM to evening at 9 PM. We hope that the area will be a popular tourist attraction and gain many tourists from across the country and the globe. We are hoping that the place will be opened by the first week of November, it was supposed to start in May but the process was delayed due to Corona. The cost of the project is 90 crores.”