Malviya Nagar (Delhi)
Malviya Nagar is a locality in South Delhi. It is between Saket and Hauz Khas and close to IIT Delhi. It is named after the noted freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malviya who was also an educator and founded Banaras Hindu University.
Malviya Nagar was initially populated in the 1950s by refugees from Pakistan, after the Partition of India. A large portion of the population were ethnic Rajasthani, U.P., Haryanvi, Punjabis and Sindhis.
Today, Malviya Nagar is bounded by Panchsheel Enclave in the north, Sheikh Sarai in the east, Saket in the south and Sarvapriya Vihar in the west. Enclaves that are part of Malviya Nagar include Geetanjali Enclave, Bhavishya Nidhi Enclave, Khirki Extension, Shivalik colony and Sarvodaya Enclave.
It is serviced by the Malviya Nagar station of the Delhi Metro. Malviya Nagar is also home to Delhi Police's Training School.
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