New Delhi, the political nerve center and capital city of India, is on the west bank of the Yamuna River in Delhi. Spacious and designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker, New Delhi was built as the imperial capital of India by the British.
New Delhi comprises of the business and residential areas around Connaught Place, the government areas around Rajpath, Janpath, Tilak Marg, President Estate, Ashoka Road, Parliament Street, Golf Link, Teen Murti Marg and Chanakyapuri.
Janpath houses the government tourist offices, hotels, tourist shopping centers. Chanakyapuri, locates most the embassies, is south of New Delhi. Old Delhi is situated north of Connaught Place.
Being the seat of the Central Government of India, New Delhi houses the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, the Prime Minister's office and residence, central government offices, foreign missions. Residences of central ministers, members of parliament, diplomats are located here. Delhi high court and Supreme Court of India are placed here.