Hauz Khas Village in New Delhi is to the Indian capital what Brooklyn is to New York City or Shoreditch is to London -- a bustling area of art galleries, bars, shops and 20-something hipsters.
A man stands next to the gate of a closed restaurant at Hauz Khas Village in New Delhi, September 23, 2013. A court order that closed dozens of restaurants has thrown a spotlight on the rise of a zone that is a microcosm of India's urban development
But a court order last week that closed dozens of popular restaurants has thrown a spotlight on the rapid rise of a zone that is a microcosm of India's anarchic, unsafe and corruption-riddled urban development.
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