New Delhi: JD(U) on Tuesday voiced a reservations about New Delhi Municipal Council’s preference to rename Aurangzeb Road after former President APJ Abdul Kalam, and requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meddle into a matter observant it will open “pandora’s box”.
“I write this minute to conflict a pierce of NDMC to change a name of Aurangzeb Road in a name of a former President APJ Abdul Kalam. we am not going into a sum of a celebrity of final Emperor of Mughals Aurangzeb, though we would like to discuss that story can't be altered by usually ripping a pages. Delhi has a history, which can be review by even by names of a roads. It is not usually a pierce to deviating from a history, though it will also volume to opening a Pandora’s box. we am of a opinion that we should not hold a supportive issues and rather non-issues, and instead combine on a critical inhabitant issues,” pronounced Sharad Yadav, boss of JD(U) that order Bihar.
The JD(U) personality pronounced that he was opposite changing a names of roads as it not usually creates difficulty to a public, though a open will be deprived of meaningful a story that was even accessible to them by a roads in Delhi.
“Further we am of a opinion if a leaders and a personalities have to be reputable and commemorated, some institutions and hospitals should be named after them. Delhi has millennium of story and many place names go behind a prolonged way.
“In perspective of a above, we shall be beholden if we could pass required instructions to NDMC not to change a name of Aurangzeb Road as such issues are supportive and should not be touched,” he pronounced in a letter.
Muslim outfits had yesterday objected to NDMC’s preference to rename Aurangzeb Road after late President A P J Abdul Kalam, terming it as a “deliberate” pierce that is “likely to set a trend of rechristening other cities/streets distorting history”.
They purported that a highway renaming offer was given by Delhi MP Mahesh Girri. NDMC took a preference to rename a highway in Lutyen’s Delhi on Aug 28. Welcoming NDMC’s decision, Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray had on Aug 29 pronounced a Aurangabad city in executive Maharashtra too would be renamed as ‘Sambhaji Nagar’.