Renaming Aurangzeb Road is perplexing to rewrite Delhi’s history, greatfully intervene: Sharad Yadav writes to PM Modi

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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.

JD(U) arch Sharad Yadav. PTIJD(U) arch Sharad Yadav. PTI

JD(U) arch Sharad Yadav. PTI

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’.