The central government has decided to name the Rajpath as a path of service, now a meeting of the NDMC will be held on Wednesday regarding the proposal of this name, the officials of the body gave this information on Tuesday.

New DelhiThe New Delhi City Council (NDMC) will hold a special meeting on Wednesday to approve the proposal to rename the Rajpath to “Durty Path”. Officials of the organization gave this information on Tuesday. He informed that the proposal has been received from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and will be submitted to Council in a special meeting. NDMC Deputy Chairman Satish Upadhyay said: “The special meeting of the local body to approve the proposal to rename the Rajpath to Duty Path will start at 11am.”

NDMC Vice Chairman Upadhyay said that a notification in this regard will also be issued after the NDMC adopts the resolution. He said that after getting permission, the whole area from Netaji Statue to India Gate to Rashtrapati Bhavan would be known as Duty Path. It should be noted that during British rule, the Rajpath was known as the Kingsway.

The road on which the Prime Minister’s residence is currently located was renamed Race Course Road to Lok Kalyan Marg in 2015. In the same year, Aurangzeb Road was renamed APJ Abdul Kalam Marg. In 2017, Dalhousie Road was renamed Dara Shikoh Marg. Also, Teen Murti Chowk’s name was changed to Teen Murti Haifa Chowk in 2018. Although there have been several proposals to change the name of Akbar Road, nothing has been done so far.

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