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The Rajiv Chowk

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The Rajiv Chowk ( राजीव चौक) is a Delhi Metro station in Delhi, on the Blue and Yellow Lines. It is a transfer station between the Blue Line on the upper level and the Yellow Line on the lower level.


It is one of the busiest stations on the network, serving Connaught Place in the heart of Delhi. It handles 5 lakh passengers every day.


The Rajiv Chowk metro station was not named after Rajiv Gandhi but Rajiv Goswami, a politically active commerce student at the Deshbandhu College, Delhi University who protested against the Mandal Commission job reservation recommendation for the backward castes in India. 


The Rajiv Chowk Metro Station has 46 exit gates for a smooth and swift exit of passengers which are the maximum for any metro station in the Delhi Metro Network. 


The deepest point of the Delhi Metro lies 45 meters down – below the Rajiv Chowk metro station.

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