The Mughal Street in Agra metropolis has been renamed as ‘Maharaja Agrasen Street’, Agra Mayor Naveen Jain stated on Friday. The street has been renamed on demand of the followers of Maharaja Agrasen who dwell close by the street in Kamla Nagar locality right here, stated Jain. On Thursday, the identify of the Sultanganj Ki Pulia’ was additionally modified to ‘Vikal Chok’, he stated. The Mughal Street identify change was introduced in presence of Maharaja Agrasen followers and locals, the Mayor stated. “There was a request to vary the identify of Mughal Street to Maharaja Agrasen by the followers of Maharaja Agrasen. A majority of those followers dwell close by the street within the Kamla Nagar space by way of which the street passes,” Jain informed PTI. “After a requirement to rename the street got here, a proposal was handed by the chief committee of the Agra Nagar Nigam on September 27. After that the members of the home handed the proposal,” he stated.
“We don’t know how a street that goes from Vikal Chok to Kamla Nagar was named Mughal Street. However future generations will probably be impressed now that it’s related to Maharaja Agrasen,” Jain added. Sushma Jain, a corporator from Ward 75, stated it was an honour for all of the followers of Maharaja Agrasen. “The identify Mughal Street’ represented an period of slavery. However after change of its identify to Maharaja Agrasen, coming generations will probably be extremely impressed by him,” she stated.
An area on situation of anonymity stated as a substitute of specializing in altering the identify, the Agra Nagar Nigam must also have centered on the opposite developmental problems with town.