Audio slideshow: Delhi at 100

Delhi is celebrating 100 years as the capital of India, having taken over that title from Calcutta while still under British colonial rule.

Here, 90-year-old Delhi resident, artist and stamp designer CR Pakrashi, talks about the the sights, sounds and many changes in the capital over the decades.

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Slideshow production by Krupa Padhy and Cordelia Hebblethwaite.

Pictures courtesy of Delhi State archives and Roli Books. Other images: Mr Pakrashi's personal collection, Krupa Padhy, BBC Delhi bureau, Getty Images, Hulton, AFP, AP and Reuters.

Music: Raag Asa Bhairav by Ravi Shankar, Janan Gana Mana (national anthem of India), and Jai Ho by AR Rahman.

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