Sarojini Nagar Market- a market head in Delhi
We are always in search of good items at reasonable rates. And when we go to some new place then we tend to buy some products of that place. This time we are talking about the popular ever busy Sarojini Nagar Market in Delhi. Located in South Western district of Delhi, this market is a very famous market in the state and ranks top among the locals as well as tourists. Materials here are very pocket friendly and all kinds of dresses are found here, both of ladies and gents of every sizes and shapes. You would be satisfied to market here as within 500 bucks you could finish shopping and return home with a pleasant mind and a smiling face.
About Sarojini Nagar Market
Sarojini Nagar is named after the famous lady freedom fighter, Sarojini Naidu. It is surrounded by the aristocratic areas of Delhi such as South Extension, Laxmibai Nagar, Safdarjung Enclave and Netaji Nagar. The market is known to all as bargain bazaar due to bargaining facility. The specialty of this market is that all abandoned materials from different shops are sold here at throwaway price. Few goods that have some manufacture defects, quality issues are available at low rates. In the Chanakyapuri region, such markets are seen that sell defective items. People grab these items and so huge crowd is seen bargaining and taking their favorite products home. Shops of the market are there since generations and their business goes very well as they know the vibration of customers and what they want. The vegetable market or the sabji mundi is at the end of the lanes and the shops nearby mostly sold rejected materials. Varieties of spices are available opposite to the sabji mundi in general stores.
Shopping is fun at Sarojini Nagar Market. You could find every type of Knicks and knacks for your daily use. Definitely clothes come first. And if you are looking for completely new and fresh products then it is the right place for you. From ordinary to extraordinary, from inners to outers you would find everything. Varieties are many, if you go for shoes and jewelries. There are unique fashionable jewelries just the type you are searching for and never seen before. Apart from all these there are other useful materials such as home decorations, electronic materials, bags, photo frames, varieties of lamps, utensils and cosmetics are available in the market. And all these you can purchase at a very low price as compared to other shops in the locality.
Reaching Sarojini Nagar Market
Catch the metro train towards Jahangirpuri or Vishwavidyalaya. You can catch metro from anywhere like MG raod, Ifficco Chowk or Hude City Central but you must go towards Jahangirpuri. Then get down at the INA station. After that you need to exit through gate no 1 or 3. After coming on the road you will find shared auto where many people are waiting for. They charge only 10 rupees to take you to the market. Or else you can go there by Uber or Ola but it is time consuming due to the traffic. You can also get down at the Sarojini Nagar metro station on pink line. The metro ticket fare is 30 rupees. Both INA and Sarojini Nagar are nearest metro station to the market. Alternatively you can go through Delhi- Gurgaon Expressway or Old Delhi Gurgaon road to reach the market. The nearest airport is Safdarjung Airport.
Useful details on Sarojini Nagar Market
The market is kept opened on all days of the week. The shops generally open from 10 in the morning and continue till 9 at night. Sundays remain extremely overcrowded so if you want to do shopping peacefully then Tuesday is the best day. Locals go to the market mainly on Sundays but if you are there for tour purpose then you may skip Sundays. On Mondays most of the shops remain closed as the shopkeepers go to collect stocks of materials. The other days of the year when it remains closed are Holi, Republic Day and Independence Day. Basically Tuesday is the best time to go there as new and fresh materials come on stock. And also the beginning of every season is best to visit to get the latest and trendy ones.
Things to remember
- Firstly you have to be very careful of pick pocket as the roads are crowded and pick pockets commonly happens in crowded places. Also keep your kids safe with you and stay attentive as they might get lost in the crowd.
- Secondly be smart to bargain as much as you can because in the beginning they charge triple for the product. What you need to do is offer your own reasonable rate and if they don’t agree then walk off; surely they would call you back.
- Products like watches and goggles are not original there. They may charge rupees 2000 for a product of rupees 200. So bargain accordingly and start your rate from lowest price.
- Before buying any product make sure that everything is fine, like zips, and be careful of tiny holes, cuts in the material specially clothes. Carry a big bag with you as the carry bags they provide may tear out.
The Sarojini Nagar Market is a heaven for the shoppers mainly for the ladies as they just love shopping other than anything else. There you could everything starting from shoes to gowns and from accessories to jewelries. Not only wears but it is a great place to eat. There are many shops that sell lip smacking street foods, tikki, pop corns, and ice creams and also there are adjoining food centers below the shopping mall where you could stop by after getting tired of marketing. They even sell eateries at night at kerosene lighted small carts. Remember, the key to marketing in this market is bargaining. All over the locality is very clean and is under redevelopment by the Delhi development authority.