Shaheen Bagh is a neighbourhood in the South Delhi District of Delhi, India. It is the southernmost colony of the Okhla (Jamia Nagar) area, situated along the banks of the Yamuna. As of December 2019, the locality is the venue for an ongoing protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

EconomyEdit

The economy of the area is diverse. Apart from a wholesale market, property sales, other places of interest in and around the area include NSIC, Lotus Temple, Okhla Railway Station and Nehru Place.

This area has good connectivity to nearby commercial and official areas such as Noida, Nehru Place, Sarita Vihar, Jasola, Okhla Industrial Area, and Okhla Railway Station. It also have good connectivity and short distance to universities like Jamia Millia Islamia and Jamia Hamdard.

InfrastructureEdit

A metro train railway station named as Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh metro station connects Shaheen Bagh to the Delhi metro network. A metro train station is present in Sarita Vihar, around 1-2 km from Shaheen Bagh. Buses for major routes starts from Kalindi Kunj. There are three major bus stops in the locality, namely Kalindi Kunj, Thokar No. 8, Thokar No. 6 and Thokar No. 4.

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