Ten Second Takeaway

Nai Sadak, known for new and old books and reading material, also has imported and affordable art and writing material for buffs looking for stationery shops in Delhi.

What to expect

A long lane of book shops that can only be accessed by rickshaws, Nai Sadak holds enormous import for all students and most professionals. They have everything from fourth hand college books to textbooks for competitive exams, from brand new fiction to first edition hindi non-fiction. In the midst of all this happy chaos, this road also serves writers, artists, scrapbookers and crafters. Writing and art material from foreign brands abound if you know where to look.

Info for the obsessed

For those who get high on pretty paper and micron pens, you have Sakura Pigma imports at Khalsa Stationers. Winsor and Newton paints as well as rough and smooth watercolour paper are available for art enthusiasts. Staedtler and Rotring are two other brands that have micron tips and brush pens that will complete your typography and calligraphy paraphernalia.

Why is this rocking our world?

All these and more are available at wholesale or discounted rates. If your bargaining skills are on point, then these stores are your go-to places for some sweet inky goodness. Everything from chalkboard paint and washi tape for your DIYs, to fountain pens for collectors – Nai Sadak’s stationery shops are a must-visit. And here’s a tip, they also have Post-its, paper flags, and every other kind of stationery imaginable at throwaway prices, so pay that long overdue visit now.

Where: Nai Sadak Marg, Balli Maran, Chandni Chowk

Nearest Metro Station: Chawri Bazaar

Timings: 11am onwards,  Closed on Sunday

Contact:  Khalsa Stationers – 011 2391 1389