Who was the architect of North and South Blocks of the Central Secretariat in Delhi?

A. Sir Edward Lutyens
B. Herbert Bakers
C. Robert Tor Tussell
D. Antonin Raymond
Answer» A. Sir Edward Lutyens
Explanation: Edwin Landseer Lutyens had originally intended the Kingsway (Rajpath) to slope up to the Viceroy's palace. However, Herbert Baker, his colleague, felt it necessary tolevel the space between the two secretariat buildings, thus creating the great central vista called the North & South Block. The two secretariat buildings are raised on a plinth so as to be level with the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
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