Markets are a necessity. No city could exist without one. Markets are places that contain all the necessities of life. People sell their goods and earn for their livelihood, while others can buy their sources of livelihood from here. India is a country full of markets. They represent a country’s cultural and traditional background. Some in India are very old while some are new. Chandni chowk is one of the oldest bazaars in India. It is also one of the famous markets in india. It dates back to the mughal time period when processions would pass through the chandni chowk. This market is also a source of tourist attraction in India.
The chandni chowk literally means silver light. It is located in Delhi, the walled city which is one of the most important cities in India, financially and economically. Now the chandni chowk bazar is considered the grandest of all the markets in India. It is now congested because of the increasing buyers and sellers and a lot of traffic and pollution. The streets of the bazars are very narrow. There is not much space for bigger vehicles to pass through them. Many sellers sit out on the roads with their carts laden with a lot of goods. There is a lot of bargaining done in this market.
Moreover, this bazar is, no doubt a traditional mark of India. Displaying all the hand made products by women at home, the chandni chowk market stands out among all of them, as one enters the market, an aroma of different foods enters the nose. There are alot of food items such as kachoris , samosas , jalebis and other items that attract people especially foreign visitors . A lot of restaurants are present that provide food items that are much more delicious than five star restaurants, however they are not hygienic.
There are sellers sitting with their stalls, containing a variety of items, ranging from clothes, laces, classic indian jewellery, books, stationary items and a lot more things that are beyond one’s imagination. The chandni chowk market being the most famous and oldest and the grandest of all markets is India is also one reason for the income generating source. It is a place rich in Indian culture. The hub is so famous that even bollywood directors also decided to use it in their movie ‘kabhi khushi kabhi ghum’. It is a place full of havelis. Havelis are those big houses that are just like mansions with large backyards. They are historical types of houses. A number of hotels and restaurants are present that provide great service to the visitors, a service that can never be forgotten. This place was shown in many many other bollywood movies that made it more popular all around the world. These movies showed chandni chowk as a place full of locals, with their dresses being the traditional ones and their food and lifestyles also being traditional. People with big, long black moustaches can be imagined with the name of chandni chowk. It is no doubt a place full of lustre and attraction and anybody would want to visit it and spend some memorable days there