4.1 A 4.1 B 4.1 C 4.1 D 4.1 E 4.1 F 4.

1 G

4.1 A
1060

1060

INITIAL SETTLEMENT
Anang Pal II built the strongly fortified town of Lal Kot some ten kilometres away from Suraj Kund (built by earlier Tomar Ruler) on a more prominent and easily defended hillock. Original wall of Lal-Kot were 3.6 kms with a population of 5-6000 people.

LATER Chauhans captured Delhi from the Tomars in mid 12th century. Prithvi Raj Chauhan III further increased the size of Lal-Kot, known as Qila Rai Pithora. • City extended four times. • Walls were 8 kms long. • Had several gates and many structures including a Temple. • A heterogeneous population including bazaars and public spaces, Hauz-i-Shamsi being the most prominent. • Stratified residential spaces. (intach, 2005)

1| Delhi Traditional 4.1

18571911

1911…

Seven cities of Delhi : Lal Kot 1303 1321 1354 1533

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