PM’s new residence: 7 Lok Kalyan Marg
Q. Race Course Road will be renamed as _______________.- Published on 22 Sep 16
a. Lok Kalyan Marg
b. Ekatma Marg
c. Jan Kalyan Marg
d. None of the above
ANSWER: Lok Kalyan Marg
Race Course Road in Delhi where the PM’s residence is located will now be known as Lok Kalyan Marg.
- A decision to this effect was taken at NDMC meet presided by CM Arvind Kejriwal
- The NDMC also decided to rename the Gurudwara Rakabganj round about as Guru Gobind Singh Chowk following representations from Sikh organisations
- NMDC member Meenakshi Lekhi suggested renaming Race Course Road as Ekatma Marg based on the philosophy of Deendayal Upadhyay. This was not accepted
- Instead, the unanimous decision was to change the road’s name to Lok Kalyan Mark.
- In 2015, Aurangzeb road was renamed APK Abdul Kalam Road