The Government decided to rename the historic Rajpath in New Delhi as “Kartavyapath’.

Key Points

  • The road and area from the Netaji statue at India Gate to the Rashtrapati Bhavan will be known as Kartavyapath.
  • Earlier during British rule, Rajpath was known as ‘Kingsway’named after King George V.
  • The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will convene a special meeting on September 7, 2022 with the objective of renaming Rajpath and Central Vista lawns as Kartavyapath.

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