1914-29 (previously Viceroy's residence)
Photograph © Medha Malik Kudaisya -- may be used without prior permission for any educational or scholarly purpose.
The Jaipur Column, 1930s, placed in the front court of Rashtrapati Bhavan. This Column was a gift to the Viceroy from Sir Sawai Madho Singh, the Maharaja of Jaipur, to commemorate the creation of the new capital. The 145-m high column is crowned with a glass star on a bronze lotus blossom.
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