Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal govt renames all major Guwahati roads
All the major roads of Guwahati have been rechristened(नामकरण). The Sarbananda Sonowal government has changed the names of all the major roads of the most important city of Assam.Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswam Sarma announced the government's decision to rename the Guwahati roads.
The roads have been given new names after either the local leaders from the past of the BJP ideologues(विचारधारा).
The complete list of the major roads of Guwahati is given below:
Old Names New Names
GS Road Mahapurush Srimanta Sankerdev Path
AT Road Mahapurush Damodardev Path
VIP Road Mahapurush Madhabdev Path
Ganesh Mandir to NH Via Hatigaon Mahapurush Haridev Path
Guwahati Club Circle Lakshminath Bezbaruah Chowk
Ganesh Mandir via Kahilipara to Lal Ganesh Pandit Deendayal Upadhyai Road
Kharguli-Noonmati Road Dr Bhupen Hazarika Road
Hengerabari-Chachal Road Khagen Mahanta Road
Beltola-Khanapara Road Peer Azan Fakir Road
The decision to change the names of the roads comes close on the heels of the report that the Sonowal government is considering(मानते हुए) to bring some changes in the dress code for official purposes.
The government is mulling(विचार कर रही) if tradition Assamese attire - dhoti and kurta for male and mekhela chadar for female - can be made optional on certain(कुछ) days.