Rajpath Will Now Be Kartavya Path: "Abolition Of Colonial Mindset"
The revamped Rajpath and Central Vista lawns within the coronary heart of Delhi, which shall be open to the general public quickly, can have a brand new title in step with its new look. The entire space has been re-named Kartavya Path (Path of Responsibility) in step with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s push to shed names and symbols paying homage to the British period.
All the street and space from the Netaji statue to the Rashtrapati Bhavan shall be referred to as Kartavya Path — a reminder of the Prime Minister’s emphasis of responsibility within the run-up to 2047, when India marks 100 years of Independence.
Throughout his handle from the ramparts of Pink Fort on August 15, PM Modi had careworn on the abolition of symbols referring to colonial mindset. According to it, the Navy modified its ensign final week, in the course of the launch of the nation’s first do-it-yourself plane provider INS Vikrant.
Earlier, the title of the street on which PM’s residence is positioned was modified from Race Course Highway to Lok Kalyan Marg.
Sources mentioned on September 7, the NDMC has convened a particular assembly for the renaming. This was meant to be a “message to the ruling class that the period of rulers and topics is over”, sources mentioned. The brand new-look Rajpath shall be opened to the general public subsequent week after a 20-month hole.