Mayur Vihar is a residential area in East Delhi. It is situated across the Yamuna River from the main city of Delhi. Mayur Vihar, as the name suggests, is the dwelling (vihar) of the peacock (mayur). Mayur Vihar is a relatively recent development of Delhi that was developed in three phases. It is well connected by high-frequency buses and has its own station on the Delhi Metro. t is situated between Pandavnagar, Old Patparganj, Trilokpuri, Chilla Village, Chilla DDA Janata Flats and River Yamuna. Phase I has DDA flats (organized into Pockets I-V) and Housing Co-Operative Society Buildings (e.g., Hindustan Apartments, CGHS Apartments). The first immigrants to Phase I were mainly in Pocket III and Pocket I in the early 1980s. Later, Pocket II, Pocket IV (near metro station) and Pocket V were developed. The nearest village is known as Chilla Gaaon that is now surrounded by housing societies' apartment buildings. Sadar Apartments is one of the oldest apartments in the locality. Mayur Vihar Phase 1 also has the oldest and biggest church which is St.Johns Orthodox Church in Pocket 3.