Swamy Welcomes The Demand To Rename Delhi’s ‘Akbar Road’ To ‘Maharana Pratap Road’

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5:17 pm 10 May, 2016

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has welcomed the demand to change the name of `Akbar road` in Lutyens Delhi to ‘Maharana Pratap road.’

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The party said that there are a disproportionate number of roads named after Muslim conquers.

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BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said the name should be changed as Pratap was a fearless warrior and never bowed down in front of any external power, so this will honour the king.


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Not surprisingly, the office of Congress is also located at 24, Akbar Rd, Man Singh Road Area, in New Delhi.

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Earlier, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar appealed to Minister of State for External Affairs General (retd.) VK Singh to make efforts to rename the road after Maharana Pratap.

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