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Delhi Archives – Barack Chowk, Obama Vihar

[Digging out old stories from The Delhi Walla]

In 2009, Barack Hussein Obama took oath as the first black President of USA. In 2012, he was re-elected as the US President.

In 2008, Maria Shriver, the then wife of California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, had famously said, “If Barack Obama was a state, he’d be California. Diverse. Open. Smart. Independent. Bucks tradition. Innovative. Inspirational.”

What if Barack Obama was a neighbourhood or a landmark in Delhi? What would he be? In 2009, The Delhi Walla had put this question to a few Delhiwallas in town.

Click here to read the rest of this article originally published on The Delhi Walla in December 2009.