Krishna Nagar locality in eastern Delhi is known for being a thriving market place. It was one of the earliest establishments in this part of Delhi where people migrating from bordering areas chose to settle down. The locality is well known for its market which stretches on a main street and the adjoining lanes with residential colonies lying on either side.
Krishna Nagar is bordered by Swami Dayanand Marg and Ghazipur drain on east, Seelampur in north-west, Geeta Colony area in east and Gujarat Vihar in south.
Krishna Nagar Market
Krishna Nagar market is a crowded place with shops selling clothing, fabrics, accessories and what not. The Agarwal Paan Wala, Lahoria sweets, Jeetu non-vegetarian restaurant, Pinky Shoes, Arora Clothing, Krishna bartan store, Popular Furniture House and many other shops have a history of catering to the needs of people of this locality and also from other parts of Delhi. You can find delicious “chat papadi”, “dahi bhalla” besides the usual North and South Indian restaurants.
The Krishna Nagar market is ends on one end in a semi-circular marketplace which is popularly called “chachhi building”. This place was famous for providing all school uniforms to children going to different schools in eastern Delhi. This was also famous for woolen clothing during winter time.
Krishna Nagar Urban Amenities
The locality is also known for having all urban amenities. There are schools from primary till senior secondary level. There is government school with doctor clinics and stationary shops on its back side. There are a number of banks present in this locality, some distance away from the main market. Further, there are post offices.
Metro Connectivity and transport
Buses run only in the outer periphery and wide interior roads of this area and do not come into the market since it is already a congested place. You will have to take an auto or a rickshaw after alighting from bus. Cars can come in the interior but the market area has recently been declared a vehicle free zone which will require even the private vehicle owners to move on foot.
Delhi Metro Pink Line plies on its outer border road that goes along the Ghazipur drain. Krishna Nagar Metro Station and East Azad Nagar Metro Station are the two stations of this line close to this area.