How to Fall in Love With Delhi

Delving into the bazaars and backstreets of the old city.

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There are cities which you fall in love with at first sight, and those that you have to work at to adore. Delhi is firmly in the latter category. It is hot and dusty in summers, cold and polluted in winters. It is in-your-face, busy, jostling with people. But once you do fall in love — which you can’t help but do…