Dominion Columns

Secretariat Complex. Delhi. 1930s. designed by Sir Herbert Baker. It houses the offices of various administrative departments in two sections, called 'North Block' and 'South Block'. This is a view of the 'North Block' complex. Photograph and text Medha Malik Kudaisya [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL.]

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