Wholesale Markets in DelhiDelhi is a place for all kinds of shopping be it ‘retail shopping’ or be it ‘bulk shopping’. In fact being the capital city it becomes a hub for commercial activities and therefore there are many wholesale markets in the city. One can find wholesale markets for not only usual products but also for spices, flowers, meat etc.
Some of the important wholesale markets in Delhi are discussed below
Okhla Mandi (mandi meaning bazaar) is one of the biggest vegetable wholesale markets in Delhi. It was developed by DDA (Delhi Development Authority) and is called the "fruits and vegetable market sub yard".
After the development it was handed over to the Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC). The market sees farmers from all the surrounding villages, who come here to sell their produce to the retailers and to the consumers.
How to reach: Through metro one can reach the mandi by dropping off at and the nearest Kalkaji Mandir Metro station which is located on the Violet Line. You can change for the Violet Line at the Central Secretariat station.
If you are looking for some the best local and international vegetables and fruits, Azadpur Mandi is the place to be. This wholesale market is characterized by the good variety and cheap rates and the ever present noise of the crowd.
Azadpur is situated exactly off the Grand Trunk road which makes it accessible to all the farmers from northern and eastern parts of India. The nearest metro station is the Adarsh Nagar Metro station which is on the Yellow line. Some of the bus routes for Azadpur Mandi are: 174STL, 442 and 978.
Mehrauli MarketMehrauli is one of the seven oldest cities of Delhi and encompasses a meat market or non-veg market, market for furniture and a wholesale market for spices, pulses and other groceries.
One of the oldest and most talked about markets in Delhi is Chandni Chowk. It is a wholesale market and is ideal for bulk shopping; almost all women do their trousseau shopping from Chandni Chowk especially because of its reasonable pricing.
Khari BaoliLocated on the west of Chandni Chowk, is the biggest spice market in Delhi known as Khari Baoli which gives you the authentic picture of the traditions and culture of the city. It is advisable to scale the market on foot, than to hire a rickshaw or a car. There are many small and big shops selling different kinds of spices and other things like herbs, cottage cheese, dry fruits etc.
Sadar BazaarSadar Bazaar is situated at the end Khari Baoli and is considered the Mecca for wholesale buying. One can find plastic wares, grocery stores, female accessories, crockery and many more articles at extremely cheap rates. Sadar Bazaar is located in the central Delhi near Chandni Chowk and Khari Baoli.
Bhajanpura MarketAbout 3km away from North campus and 5km away from Kashmiri Gate is one of the highly populated areas of East Delhi known as Bhajanpura. Located near the Bhajanpura Chowk are the shops and markets which are divided into blocks and the streets with numbers.
Chawri BazaarChawri Bazaar happens to be a unique wholesale market of products made of elements and alloys like copper, brass, paper etc. Utensils, statues of gods, jewelry boxes, Wedding cards are some of the things the market is famous for.
Gandhinagar Textile MarketAfter all the subzi mandis and grocery wholesale markets it is time to discuss about the largest textile market in Delhi, Gandhinagar Textile Market. It is also considered the largest textile market in Asia.
Shankar MarketConnaught place, Janpath and Palika Bazaar are all famous for shopping however one misses the place for wholesale buying at Shankar Market which is exactly adjacent to Barakhamba Road. Fabrics, trims and accessories for garments are available here.
Jhandewalan MarketJhandewalan is a unique wholesale market for cycles. Everywhere your eyes go you will find a cycle on display.
Darya Ganj MarketA city without a wholesale market for books sounds incomplete; Delhi has many wholesale markets for books too, is Darya Ganj. Darya Ganj is situated in the Old Delhi inside the walled city of Shahjahanabad.
Nai Sarak MarketThere is link road between Chandni Chowk and Chawri bazaar called Nai Sarak. This place is known for the stationery items, books, Musical instruments, saris and fabric etc. The best way to reach this place is to hire a rickshaw or auto from Chandni Chowk or Chawri Bazaar.
Ghazipur MandiGhazipur Mandi is a special wholesale market because it is a wholesale market for flowers. Activity here starts early morning and if one intends to buy flowers from this market he/she will have to wake up early to make it in time.
Old Lajpat Nagar MarketThe only option left was a wholesale market for electronic items and Delhi has a wholesale market for such items as well. This place near Chandni Chowk and is known as Old Lajpat Rai Market.
Kirti Nagar MarketKirti Nagar is popular for the furniture available for sale and happens to be Asia’s largest market for furniture. Home Décor, lighting fixtures and every possible thing that comes to mind when planning to renovate or decorate a house, office or hotel are found here. Kirti Nagar is itself a metro station on the blue line and is connected by other means of transport
Therefore a person living in Delhi has the opportunity to save money and at the same time get access to good quality products and a variety of products.