The black forest of cities, New Delhi

Delhi, the capital of the nation, Delhi where the central government resides in the parliament, Delhi which was the start of the infamous ”Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is one of the big cities or metropolitan cities of the country, not only the center of attraction for tourists but also one of the main centers of economy of the country, lets talk about the downsides and the upsides of the city

First talk about its downsides

1. High pollution

Source: thehindu.com
Source: thehindu.com

The pollution of Delhi is one of its major downsides as there are more vehicles in the city compared to its population as some people have two or more than two vehicles, this also gave rise to the controversial odd-even rule inn the city.

2. High crime rates

Source: oneindia.com
Source: oneindia.com

Some of the famous crimes in India happened in Delhi as one of the more recent one is the Nirbhaya’s case, this makes the women and girls of the city unsafe even being one of the metropolitan cities and similar incidents occur there which can make a man/women dislike the city.

3. High traffic

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Source: affairscloud.com

The traffic is high, which is similar to the first point as the number of vehicles equals to the excess of pollution which not only diversely affects the population of the city but also affects the environment of nearby cities.

Now lets talk about its upsides

1. Centre of government

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Source: v6news.tv

The pinnacle or the transforming national government is situated in the city due to being the capital of the city, so one can say many of the major decisions about the nations are taken in Delhi.

2. Unity in diversity

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Source: dps-gbn.org

Like the country, the capital city is also the city which denotes the same mindset of Unity in Diversity as people from different cultural backgrounds live there without any difficulties.

3. Easily accessible facilities

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Source: wikipedia.org

Delhi as being a metropolitan city obviously have a Metro Railway system which makes it easily accessible by people nearby the city, and Delhi has one of the largest Metro System in India as Delhi Metro also reaches some parts of the NCR region including the Capital.

So as our topic says Delhi is like a Black Forest Cake as on the outside it has many major downsides like bitter chocolate in the Black Forest Cake but it has many upsides inside it like the sweetness in the cake so this combination is what makes Delhi one of the majorly cool cities.

The time of Nyx is appropriate for new celebration

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Nyx, is the goddess of darkness and she is said to be the goddess of night too, in some of the versions about her, she is shown as a godly entity for all the creatures of night, including the legendary ones like Vampires, Werewolves, Ghosts, and Demons etc. considered as personification of night and darkness, she was considered as the mother of all creatures associated with darkness. Nyx was one of the Greek as well as roman goddess who is said to be in underworld but comes out in her domain at night to spread darkness everywhere, she is considered as elder of everyone as she is said to have existed from the time of creation in Greek mythology. She had many children which includes Aether, the air of gods personified; Moros, the god of doom; Apate, the personification of deceit; Dolos, spirit of trickery; Keres, female spirits of death; Oizys, goddess of misery; Monus, satire and mockery god; Hypnos, the god of sleep; Thanatos, death personified; Geras, old age personified; Eris, goddess of chaos; Hesperides the nymphs of evening and sunset; Oneiroi, dreams personified. These were her children, but some of her most famous children include the Moirais or the three fates who are said to be the one who controls life of every mortal from birth to death, Nemesis is considered one of the minor but popular deity of revenge while Hemera, her daughter who was the personification of day. This just shows that darkness like her could create her opposite, which shows that out of gloom and darkness, something light and happy thing can come out. Birthdays and anniversary are generally greeted by people at midnights it’s the start of a new day and remembrance of the day on which they were born or they were married, so one even gets gifts at this time due to this being the eve of their special day.

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Hemera being daughter of Nyx shows that good can come out of bad or light can come out of darkness, their relation is said to be controversial in mythology. Midnight gifts can be considered as the gifts of Hemera for humans, the cycle of changing shifts by Nyx and Hemera is said to be the driving force behind day and night. Midnights gifts can have benefits like

  • Surprises them
  • Wakes them
  • Can make them happy
  • Can make them remember if they’ve forgotten

These are some of the benefits of online ordering midnight cakes which can make the start of their special day really special and full of surprises.