Tilak Nagar (Delhi)

Last updated

Tilak Nagar
Location map India Delhi EN.svg
Red pog.svg
Tilak Nagar
Location in West Delhi, Delhi, India
Coordinates: 28°38′25″N77°05′22″E / 28.640197°N 77.089555°E / 28.640197; 77.089555 Coordinates: 28°38′25″N77°05′22″E / 28.640197°N 77.089555°E / 28.640197; 77.089555
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Delhi
District West Delhi
  Body Municipal Corporation of Delhi
   Member of Parliament Parvesh Singh Verma
  Member of Legislative Assembly Jarnail Singh
  Total1.961 km2 (0.757 sq mi)
219.6 m (720.5 ft)
 (2001 [1] )
  Density45,000/km2 (120,000/sq mi)
  Official Hindi, Punjabi, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituency West Delhi
Civic agency SDMC

Tilak Nagar is a suburban area and commercial hub in the district of West Delhi, Delhi, India.



Tilak Nagar is situated approximately 20 km from the New Delhi Railway Station and 17 km from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport. It is connected with Delhi Metro via blue line to the commercial hub of Connaught Place and to adjacent cities Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and Noida making it easy and feasible to commute on a day-to-day basis.


Tilak Nagar is surrounded by suburban localities namely Ajay Enclave, Vishnu Garden, Chand Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Fateh Nagar, Shiv Nagar, Virender Nagar, Shahpura, Sant Nagar, Choukhandi, Ganesh Nagar, Krishna Park and upscale localities namely Janakpuri and Mukherji Park. It is also surrounded by urban colonies namely Choukhandi and Khyala village. A prominent industrial area. above all revenue land of Tihar village Late Ch Chet Ram-Numberdar 17 village in British Raj.

Government and politics

Tilak Nagar has been a BJP stronghold since 1993, when for the first time Delhi got its own Chief Minister after a period of 37 years of President's rule. [2] The current Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Tilak Nagar Constituency is Jarnail Singh, a candidate from newly formed Aam Aadmi Party emerged victorious after defeating a BJP candidate. [3]


Tilak Nagar's population largely consists of Pindi and Pishori Sikhs (Sikhs who migrated to India from cities of Rawalpindi and Peshawar (now in Pakistan) during the Partition of India in 1947). It also has substantial population of Jatts, Ramgharia Sikhs and Punjabi Hindus, many of whom had migrated from modern-day Pakistan during late 1940s. Most of the resident's occupation is business.

Visitors attractions

It is quite popular for its market, offering a wide variety of products such as clothing [4] and consumer durables such as most famous for Punjabi marriage rituals items (like Chura, Lawan Suit, Pagri, kangna, and currency garland etc.). It has very impressive timber and hardware shops. There is a huge and famous furniture market on Jail Road. Near Tilak Nagar metro station you can enjoy tasty veg and non veg street food. There are many education institutes in its vicinity. It has three cinema halls in its vicinity namely PVR Vikas Puri and Pacific Mall and Satyam Janak palace. Nearby shopping hubs are Rajouri Garden, Pacific Mall Subhash Nagar, Janakpuri District Center, Uttam Nagar, Vikaspuri PVR complex and Jwala Heri market near Paschim Vihar.


Shivaji Marg is the main arterial road of West Delhi that passes through Tilak Nagar. Shaheed Bhagat Singh Marg (commonly known as Jail Road) connects it to Dhaula Kuan and other parts of south Delhi, Outer Ring Road connects it to northern localities of Delhi like Paschim Vihar, Pitampura, Rohini, NH8 and to Wazirabad.

Health facilities

The area supports two hospitals among multiple medical facilities and pharmacies.

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Lajpat Nagar</span> Neighborhood of Delhi in South East Delhi, India

Lajpat Nagar is a residential and commercial neighborhood in the South East Delhi district of Delhi. It was named in honor of Lala Lajpat Rai and is today most known for the Lajpat Nagar Central Market. This area is not to be confused with the Lajpat Nagar in Ghaziabad in the NCR region.

Ramakrishna Puram popularly known as R.K. Puram, is a residential colony in Delhi. Named after the saint Sri Ramakrishna, it houses many high-profile corporate houses.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Saket (Delhi)</span> District Subdivision in Delhi, India

Saket is a residential colony and the administrative headquarters of the South Delhi district of Delhi in India. The neighborhood is named after the city of Ayodhya, also known as Saket, an ancient, religiously significant city in Uttar Pradesh. Saket has four major malls on the Press Enclave Marg.

Rajouri Garden is a market and residential neighbourhood in West Delhi, India. The Main Market and Nehru Market are the key markets of the area. The population is largely Punjabi who migrated to Delhi, following the Partition of India, from Pakistan in 1947. The postal code of Rajouri Garden is 110027.

Punjabi Bagh is a locality in the West Delhi district of Delhi, India. It is one of the three sub-zones of West Delhi.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Shahdara district</span> District of Delhi in India

ShahdaraDistrict is an administrative and revenue district of Delhi, India, situated near the banks of Yamuna river. The district headquarters is Nand Nagri. It is one of the oldest inhabited areas of Delhi and integral to what is known as Purani Dilli. Shahdara district was formed in 2012 and has a collectorate office at Nand Nagri, Delhi.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">West Delhi</span> District of Delhi in India

West Delhi is one of the 11 administrative districts of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India. Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions, Patel Nagar, Rajouri Garden and Punjabi Bagh.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">South Delhi Lok Sabha constituency</span> Lok Sabha Constituency in Delhi

South Delhi Lok Sabha constituency is one of the seven Lok Sabha constituencies in the Indian National Capital Territory of Delhi. This constituency came into existence in 1966.

Ashok Nagar is a neighborhood in the city of Delhi. It constitutes a part of the Tilak Nagar assembly constituency as well as the West Delhi parliamentary constituency. The area was known as Tihar Village 2 before being renamed as such. It is an authorized neighborhood today, and the government of Delhi plays a role in its development.

Harsharan Singh Balli is an Indian politician belonging to Aam Aadmi Party, ex-BJP leader, who was Industry Minister in the Delhi state government of Madan Lal Khurana. He is the most powerful politician based in west Delhi.

Malviya Nagar is an affluent residential locality in South Delhi with property prices over 17,000 per sqft. It known for its huge market which has various upscale restaurants and shops. It is between Saket and Hauz Khas and close to IIT Delhi. It is named after the freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malviya who was also an educator and founded Banaras Hindu University.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Shivaji Place</span> Neighborhood of Delhi in West Delhi, India

Shivaji Place District Centre is a commercial centre located in Rajouri Garden, West Delhi, India. The district centre is currently under development and only five shopping malls are currently operational.

'Fateh Nagar' is mainly a Sikh and Punjabi Hindu colony, in West Delhi near Tilak Nagar behind the Jail Road. Jail Road Furniture Market is one of the landmarks of this colony.Around 1,00,000 people visit this Gurudwara on Tuesday.

Dwarka Assembly constituency is one of the 70 Delhi Legislative Assembly constituencies of the National Capital Territory in northern India.

Jangpura is a neighbourhood in South East Delhi district of Delhi. Beginning from the east and moving clockwise, it is bordered by the Mathura Road, Ring Railway line, Silver Oak Park beyond the Defence Colony Flyover, and the Barapulla Nullah. It encompasses the residential areas of Jangpura A and B on either side of the Mathura Road, Jangpura (Bhogal) extending west from the Mathura Road until Jangpura Extension, which in turn extends along the northern side of the Ring Railway line to the east side of the Defence Colony Flyover on Josip Broz Tito Marg. The small colony of Pant Nagar along the Barapulla Nullah is contiguous with Jangpura Extension.

Uttam Nagar Assembly constituency is one of the 70 Delhi Legislative Assembly constituencies of the National Capital Territory in northern India.

Tilak Nagar Assembly constituency is one of the 70 Delhi Legislative Assembly constituencies of the National Capital Territory in northern India.

Madipur Assembly constituency is one of the 70 Delhi Legislative Assembly constituencies of the National Capital Territory in northern India.

Hari Nagar Assembly constituency is one of the 70 Delhi Legislative Assembly constituencies of the National Capital Territory in northern India.


  1. "Ward Wise Final Result of Census 2001". Delhi Government. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  2. "Delhi Assembly Election Results 1993". Delhi Election Commission. 20 June 2016.
  3. "Delhi Assembly". Delhi Government. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  4. Mayank Austen Soofi (8 January 2011). "Going desi in west". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 26 October 2017.