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24 eye-catching photos of everyday life in India's capital

Jamie Manley

Global Citizen is featuring the photography of Jamie Manley, a clean energy advocate and avid photographer who recently finished a yearlong fellowship developing solar energy projects in India with the International Innovation Corps.

The third and final installment in this series features 24 of Jamie's most eye-catching and impressive photos of everyday life in Delhi, India's vibrant and sprawling capital territory. Scroll down to experience the flavor of this one-of-a-kind metropolis. And don't forget to check out parts one and two of Jamie's India-themed photo essay series.


Delhi_photos_body_1.jpgOne of the busiest streets in Old Delhi, near the gate of Jama Masjid.

Delhi_photos_body_2.jpgMen making naan in Old Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_3.jpgA man boards a bus in Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_4.jpgConnaught Place is the only area in Delhi that resembles a downtown, but the skyline is underwhelming for a city of 20 million people.

Delhi_photos_body_5.jpgA busy street across from Jama Masjid in Old Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_6.jpgChickens with wheels in Old Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_7.jpgPeople ask me why I became a vegetarian in India...

Delhi_photos_body_8.jpgWomen in the back of a bicycle rickshaw in Old Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_9.jpgA wall filled with political posters in Old Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_10.jpgA man in Old Delhi takes a photo of me as I take a photo of him.

Delhi_photos_body_11.jpgA man peeks out over the alleyways below in Old Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_12.jpgA rickshaw driver waits outside a law office in Old Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_13.jpgA man looks out over the alleyway in Old Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_14.jpgA cycle rickshaw driver rests on the side of the road in Old Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_15.jpgA bird sits atop an apartment building in Green Park, Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_16.jpgOne of the many crowded alleyways in Old Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_17.jpgAn engraved arch at the Qutub Minar in Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_18.jpgA man talking outside a phone store in Green Park Market, New Delhi. India recently passed one billion mobile phone users.

Delhi_photos_body_19.jpgPurchasing camera equipment in Green Park Market, Delhi.

Delhi_photos_body_20.jpgMen watching something on a smartphone.

Delhi_photos_body_21.jpgA small convenience shop in a shantytown in Gurgoan.

Delhi_photos_body_22.jpgA boy warily eyes a stray dog in the road before dashing by.

Delhi_photos_body_23.jpgPassengers at the Delhi Cantt Railway Station.

Delhi_photos_body_24.jpgAn auto rickshaw driver in Alwar, Rajasthan.


Visit Jamie's website or Flickr page to view more of his work.