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Gandhi Nagar, Delhi


Gandhi Nagar, Delhi

Gandhi Nagar
Gandhi Nagar is located in Delhi
Gandhi Nagar
Gandhi Nagar
Location in Delhi, India
Country  India
State Delhi
District East Delhi
 • Body Municipal Corporation of Delhi
 • Official Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 110 031
Nearest city Ghaziabad
Lok Sabha constituency East Delhi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Gandhi Nagar
Civic agency Municipal Corporation of Delhi
Map showing the nine districts of Delhi

Gandhi Nagar is a middle-income commercial-cum-residential area in the East Delhi district of Delhi in the Trans-Yamuna area. It is most known for Gandhi Nagar Market, which is Asia’s biggest readymade garments/textile market.[1] Gandhi nagar has a large number of shops and factories. [2]

Administratively it is one of the three subdivision of the East Delhi district (the others being Preet Vihar and Vivek Vihar) and one of the ten state legislative assembly constituencies under the East Delhi (Lok Sabha constituency),[3] presently represented by Maheish Girri.

The area is one of the most congested colony with a population of around 3.5 lakh. It has one of highest Muslim populations which are workers in the factory in the East Delhi constituency at 22%.[4]


  • Residential colonies 1
  • Education 2
  • Transportation 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Residential colonies

It is surrounded by other colonies including Geeta Colony, Seelampur and Krishna Nagar. The colonies under this Assembly Constituency are:

  • Raghubar Pura Part I and Part II

Mahila Colony

  • Chand Mohalla
  • Shanti Mohalla
  • Rajgarh Colony
  • Subhash Road
  • Ram Nagar
  • Amar Mohalla
  • Kailash Nagar
  • Nanak Basti
  • Old Seelampur village
  • Ghas Mandi
  • Subhash Mohalla
  • Ajit Nagar
  • Dharampura
  • Jain Mohalla
  • Krishna Nagar
  • Lal Quarter
  • Chander Nagar
  • Shankar Nagar
  • Jheel



To make road travel from Mayur Vihar Phase I to Gandhi Nagar traffic-signal-free, four major road infrastructure projects worth Rs.412 crore, including the Geeta Colony bridge were inaugurated in 2009 by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.[5]

Metro stations Distance
Nirman Vihar 4.7 km
Seelam Pur 2.7 km
Welcome 3.8 km
Preet Vihar 5.4 km
Shastri Park metro station 1.6 km Source Code : Rajat


  1. ^ "Lovely stands strong in Gandhi Nagar". Chennai, India: The Hindu. Nov 25, 2008. Retrieved 1 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Gandhi Nagar Pincode Delhi". Retrieved 2014-03-09. 
  3. ^ "Delimitation panel accepts NCP's proposals". Chennai, India: The Hindu. Dec 3, 2005. Retrieved 1 April 2010. 
  4. ^ Ghosh, Abantika (Mar 4, 2009). "Delhi now SC-OBC stronghold". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 April 2010. 
  5. ^ "Now no stoppage from Mayur Vihar to Gandhi Nagar". The Hindu. December 23, 2009. Retrieved 1 April 2010. 

External links

  • Gandhi Nagar, Delhi at wikimapia
  • Google maps of Gandhi Nagar Delhi
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