Estd.1920The famous music shop at Connaught Place, New Delhi.
Rikhi Ram Musical Instruments MFG.Co
I had mentioned this shop in my post about George Harrison's Kashmir visit.
In July 1966, The Beatles arrived at Delhi, it was The Fab Four's first, albeit brief, visit to India. During this trip George Harrison famously bought a Sitar from the Rikhi Ram music store at Cannaught Place. On the wall of this fine shop can still be found some great B&W photographs of 'When The Beatles visited the shop'.
Interestingly, the British started constructing Cannaught Place only in 1929 (name comes from the title of third son of Queen Victoria) and the work was completed in 1933; but the shop sign say's ' Established 1920'.
In 1920, a music shop was set up in Lahore by Pandit Rikhi Ram and after partition, in 1948, he moved this very shop to Cannaught Place Delhi.