Rajpath Will Now be Kartavya Path – The road from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate and New Delhi’s iconic Rajpath will be renamed Kartavya Path (the Path of Duty), in line with PM Modi’s stress on the abolition of symbols relating to the colonial mindset. In the next week, the Central Vista lawns to be unveiled to the public after a 20-month gap.
- The new name – Kartavya Path – denotes PM Modi’s thrust on shedding names and symbols reminiscent of the British era and the last vestiges of colonialism.
- Pm Modi addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on India’s 75th Independence Day – Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav on August 15, 2022.
- PM Modi also highlighted doing away with names and symbols which originated from the colonial mindset.
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