Whether you belong to Delhi or not, one place that always attracts you here is Lutyens Delhi. The lush green lawns, National War Memorial, Rajpath flanked by trees on either side, secretariat buildings and the emotions and memories people attach to the area make it one-of-a-kind.

As pictures from the ongoing construction work for the government's ambitious Central Vista Project emerge on the internet, here's a comparison of how it looked then vs now.

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Source: Twitter

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Source: The History Hub

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Source: Telegraph India

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Source: Business Standard

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Source: Indian Express

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Source: The Quint

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This poem perfectly describes what Rajpath means to Delhiites.

From weekend fun with friends and family to late night walks, Lutyens Delhi holds a lot of our precious moments.