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Delhi or National Capital Territory of Delhi is India's capital and includes New Delhi , Old Delhi, and Delhi Cantt. Also referred to as NCR, it incorporates satellite cities of Faridabad, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad and Noida Delhi has always been an attraction for travelers and tourists. It caters to various needs of tourists. From shopping to sight seeing, forts and monuments to beautiful gardens, Delhi has it all. It also has many state of the art hotels to offer to its tourists. The economy of the state benefits from its service sector, which comprises of Insurance, travel and tourism , Mortgage, real Estate, consultancy and educational Institutes. A direct consequence of Delhi's rich history is its magnificent monuments. Delhi also offers a glimpse of India's religious diversity.

History of Delhi enumerates a saga of various dynasties like the Mughals, Khilji and Tuglaks who once ruled this city. The first ever evidence of Delhi can be traced back to the times of Mahabharata in 1400 BC when it was known by the name of Indraprastha. However, it is said that Anagpal Tomar first laid the foundation stone of the seven ancient cities of Delhi much before the 13th century.

Prithviraj Chauhan played a major role in shaping the history of Delhi. In fact he was the last Hindu Emperor who ruled the city of Delhi. After this great Hindu ruler, Qutub-ud-din-Aibak of Turkish origin propounded the Slave Dynasty in Delhi that lasted from 1211 to 1227.

The Khilji Dynasty started in Delhi just after the end of the Slave Empire. From 1296 to 1316 Khilji Dynasty ruled Delhi and also established the Siri city within its premises. The Tughluqs took the rein of Delhi after the Khilji Dynasty and established the third city called as Tughluqabad.

It is believed that the Mughal Empire had immense influence on the all-round socio-economic development of the city. As a whole, the unique History of Delhi helped in shaping up the political, social, architectural, cultural and economic scenario of India in the ancient times.

 
 
 
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