Block C 2, Ansari Nagar East, Sri Aurobindo Marg, Delhi, NCR , India
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Hauz Khas village is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in South Delhi, and its heart being the notable Hauz Khas Complex. It is centrally situated and render rural as well as urban lifestyle to the residents. The place is very beautiful and attractive and surrounded by Green Park and Gulmohar Park. It is also considered as home to numerous diplomatic missions like as the ones of Iraq, Burundi and Macedonia. Some famous personalities like cricketer Virender Sehwag live here.
The roads are crumbling and the streets of the village are little bit scruffy at the corners, but there is no crowded local markets to shop and eat and it makes the area highly comfortable for residents.
Most notable Designer Bina Ramani was positioned here decades ago due to authentic village surroundings.
By the end of 1980s, due to the foreign visitors; a manicured park, some designer stores and some international level restaurants were opened to accomplish travelers’ requirements.
Story Behind its Name-Hauz Khas
Hauz Khas is named after an old water tank by the similar name, now part of the wide-ranging Hauz Khas Complex. In Urdu language, 'Hauz’ means bigger water tank and ‘Khas’ means “regal”, providing it the meaning- “The bigger regal water tank”. The bigger water tank was originally created by Allauddin Khilji to provide adequate water to the inhabitants of Siri Fort.
It was constructed by most famous organization, Delhi Land and Finance Ltd. (DLF) in the era 1960s as Hauz Khas Enclave. After some time, the place was deemed as district of South Delhi surrounded by some residential neighborhood areas. At present, it cover some famous and biggest green areas of capital city and they are Deer Park and Rose Garden.
Besides this, the two most appreciated hospitals of Delhi, India; AIIMS and Safdarjung is situated close proximate to the Hauz Khas village. Therefore, the village delivers the best medical facility in India.
Places to visit at Hauz Khas
Historical destinations such as the Hauz Khas Complex which involves the Hauz Khas water Tank, a mosque and a burial chamber, all from the era of the Khilji Empire. Moreover, Neeli Masjid and Chor Minar, where the hot sport destination, lie inside the Hauz Khas colony.
Instruction at Hauz Khas
Hauz Khas have some respected colleges of India such as the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi and the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi (NIFT). Students from all over India stay here to complete their studies. Due to the NIFT and IIT, some famous schools are also situated nearby area to make the place entirely education hub and thus schools like Laxman Public School and General Raj's School are located in nearby area.
Therefore, the area is the best for locals as well as foreign visitors.