Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Daily General Knowledge about Rashtrapati Of India

Daily General Knowledge about Rashtrapati Of India

The history of Rashtrapati Bhavan : The official home of the President of India
The Viceroy's House after indipendence became the official home of the President of India, located at the Western end of Rajpath in New Delhi, India which is popularly known as Rashtrapati Bhavan.The decision to build a residence in New Delhi for the British Viceroy during the Delhi Durbar in December 1911 that the capital of India would be relocated from Calcutta to Delhi. When the plan for a new city, New Delhi, adjacent to and south of Old Delhi, was developed after the Delhi Durbar, the new palace for the Viceroy of India was given an enormous size and prominent position

1. The splendour of the Rashtrapati Bhavan is multi-dimensional. It is a vast mansion and its architecture is breathtaking. More than these, it has a hallowed existence in the annals of democracy for being the residence of the President of the largest democracy in the world. Few official residential premises of the Head of the State in the world will match the Rashtrapati Bhavan in terms of its size, vastness and its magnificence.
The Plan of Rashtrapati Bhavan : The official home of the President of India
2. Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official home of the President of India. As the plan for New Delhi was developed, the Governor-General's residence was given an enormous scale and prominent position. The palace developed very similarly to the original sketches which Lutyens sent Herbert Baker from Simla on June 14, 1912. The British architect Edwin Landseer Lutyens design is grandly classical overall, with colours and details inspired by Indian architecture.

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