Chawri Bazaar, one of the busiest trading centers, is near Chandni Chowk, Delhi
. The market specializes in antique copperware and brassware, bells, lamps, ashtrays, masks, boxes, devotional pictures of shrines, paper, stationary items and musical instruments. In the nineteenth century, the place was famous for its dancing girls.
The word chawri is derived from the Sanskrit word 'chawat', which means a place where four roads meet. In
, the word meaning is a place where people congregate for business.
Updated on 7th June, 2005
|District: ||North Delhi|
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