Names of 10 Delhi Metro stations changed
Names of 10 Metro stations in Delhi have been changed. The decision was taken by the Delhi government on Wednesday.
New Delhi: Names of 10 Metro stations in Delhi have been changed. The decision was taken by the Delhi government on Wednesday.
Of the 10 stations, three are existing ones while the rest seven are coming up under Delhi Metro Phase III.
The decision was taken after a committee made recommendations to this effect.
According to the Delhi transport department, the names of three existing Metro stations - Tughlakabad, Badarpur and Okhla - have been changed and they will now be known as Tughlakabad Station, Badarpur Border, Harkesh Nagar Okhla, respectively.
"The names of seven other proposed Metro stations, which are being built under Phase III, have been changed," said a senior government official.
As per the decision, Shalimar Place Metro station will now be known as Badli More, while the Municipal Corporation station will be known as Najafgarh.
Besides, Najafgarh Depot station will be known as Nangli and Ghevra will instead be called Ghevra Metro Station.
"Proposed Metro station Moti Bagh, which is also being built under Phase III, will be known as Sir Vishweshwaraiah Moti Bagh. The name of Okhla (Phase III) station has been changed to Okhla NIC. Apart from that the proposed South Campus station will be known as Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus," the official added.
(With agency inputs)