The Union government wants to rename Rajpath as Kartavya Path on Monday, official informed ahead of the inauguration of the Central Vista Avenue by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The New Delhi Municipal Council has called a meeting on September 7.
The proposal to name the Kartavya Path will be placed before it.NDMC vice chairman and BJP chief Satish Upadhyay said “All members and officials concerned will participate in the meeting”.
The road from the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose statue at India Gate to the Rashtrapati Bhavan will be known as Kartavya Path, two officials of the ministry of housing and urban affairs said.Prime Minister Modi will unveil the statue and inaugurate the redeveloped Central Vista Avenue on September 8.
Rajpath was known as Kingsway during British Rule. The pathway was created and was designed on the lines of Kingsway in
London.The hosts major state functions such as the Republic Day Parade and the Beating Retreat ceremony.