In pictures: Delhi is world's second most populous city

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In a country with an urban population of 410 million and which is likely grow to 814 million by 2050, managing urban population is one of the major challenge infront of the Government. Delhi being the national capital and Mumbai being the business hub has maximum population in the country as migrants from all over the states come to urban areas in search of job.

According to the latest report of UN, Delhi has become the world's second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo.The Capital is expected to retain the spot of the world's second most populous city through at least 2030, when its population is expected to rise swiftly to 36 million. Financial capital Mumbai ranks sixth on the list of most populous cities in 2014.

Delhi's population exploding

Commuters boarding the crowded Delhi metro at Rajeev chowk metro station in New Delhi. (OneIndia photo by Sukant Singh)

Delhi's population exploding

Commuters boarding the crowded Delhi metro at Rajeev chowk metro station in New Delhi. (OneIndia photo by Sukant Singh)

Delhi's population exploding

Passengers waiting at New delhi Railway station.(OneIndia photo by Sukant Singh)

Delhi's population exploding

Busy crowded street at Sardar bazar, Delhi-6. (OneIndia photo by Sukant Singh)

High population in India

Crowded Allhabad Kumbh Mela on mauni amavasya. Allhabad Kumbh mela is one of the biggest gathering on the planet.(OneIndia photo by Sukant Singh)

Delhi's population exploding

Commuters de-board the crowded Delhi metro at Rajeev Chowk metro station.(OneIndia photo by Sukant Singh)

Delhi's population exploding

Commuters wait in the long queue to board the crowded Delhi metro at Rajeev chowk metro station in New Delhi. (OneIndia photo by Sukant Singh)

Delhi's population exploding

Crowded streets of Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi.(OneIndia photo by Sukant Singh)

Delhi's population exploding

Commuters de-board the crowded Delhi metro at Rajeev Chowk metro station.(OneIndia photo by Sukant Singh)

India's high population

People take bath at Allahabad Kumbh mela on Mauni Amavasya. Allahabad Kumbh mela is one of the biggest gathering on the planet. .(OneIndia photo by Sukant Singh)

Delhi's population exploding

Busy crowded street at Sardar bazar, Delhi-6. (OneIndia photo by Sukant Singh)

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