Third Delhi Haat to come up in Janakpuri

August 24th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the third Dilli Haat or village craftsmen’s mart in the Janakpuri locality in the city’s west side.

The other two Dilli Haat are located opposite the INA Market in south Delhi and at Pitampura in northwest Delhi.

The Janakpuri haat is expected to be eco-friendly and will be designed to facilitate differently-abled people, an official said.

It is planned in two pockets which would have 131 craft shops, 29 air conditioned shops, a hall, an auditorium, an amphitheatre, a food court, five music towers, a museum, a coffee house, an art gallery, an information centre, party lawns and a youth hostel.

The project is expected to finish by 2013.

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