Aurangzeb Road to be renamed as APJ Abdul Kalam Road: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

To honour India's former president APJ Abdul Kalam, Delhi's popular Aurangzeb Road will soon be renamed after him, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday.

Last Updated: Aug 28, 2015, 18:25 PM IST
Aurangzeb Road to be renamed as APJ Abdul Kalam Road: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: To honour India's former president APJ Abdul Kalam, Delhi's popular Aurangzeb Road will soon be renamed after him, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday.

“Congrats. NDMC just now decided to rename Aurangzeb Road to APJ Abdul Kalam Road,” Kejriwal tweeted.

Meanwhile, BJP's East Delhi MP Maheish Giri also took to Twitter to thank all the parliamentarians to support this decision.

“My gratitude to all my parliamentarian friends who supported our campaign for changing name of Aurangzeb Road to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road. Can't tell in words my gratitude for friends in Social Media who passionately spearheaded the campaign for renaming Aurangzeb Road,” he wrote.