M G Road, Bangalore

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This article is about the road in Bengaluru. For the metro station of the same name, see MG Road (Namma Metro).

Coordinates: 12°58′26″N 77°36′43″E / 12.973801°N 77.611885°E / 12.973801; 77.611885

M.G. Road during the metro rail construction.
M.G. Road in 1950.

Mahatma Gandhi Road also known as M.G. Road is a road in Bengaluru, India. It runs east from Trinity circle at one end to Anil Kumble circle at the other. Known as South Parade in pre-independence era, it was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi Road on 26 February 1948.[1]

M. G. Road is also one of the busiest roads in the city and is lined on one side with retail stores, food outlets and restaurants. It has many office buildings, shops and theatres. It is also a home to a large number of buildings and banks. There are two Metro stations on M. G. Road, the eponymous station and Trinity.

Presently, the M.G Road Boulevard is being reconstructed after construction of the MG Road Metro station was completed and services launched on October 20, 2011.[2] The Bangalore Metro line that runs through MG Road, connects the eastern part of Bengaluru with the west.

Location[edit]

Bangalore CBD, M G Road before construction of metro rail

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gandhi Road in Bangalore". Indian Express. 26 February 1948. Retrieved 13 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "MG Road Boulevard". DNA. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 

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