Delhi's Aurangzeb Road not to be renamed

PTI| Updated: Dec 18, 2014, 00:44 AM IST

 

New Delhi: Aurangzeb Road in Lutyen's Delhi, the address of the city's many billionaires, will not be renamed, parliament was told Wednesday.

The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) had recently demanded that Aurangzeb Road be named after Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur.

Guru Teg Bahadur was executed by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb.

The name of the road was not changed by the New Delhi Municipal Council in the light of the guidelines of the home ministry, Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said in the Rajya Sabha.