List of roads named after Mahatma Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi Road in Bangalore, India

Mahatma Gandhi Road which is also used in its abbreviated form as M. G. Road, named after Mahatma Gandhi. M. G. Road is one of the most frequently used road names in India,[citation needed] Agra having two of them.[1] Several other Indian cities have a road by this name. In 2010, attempts were made to rename Hillcroft Avenue in Houston, Texas to Mahatma Gandhi Avenue but the proponents were unable to secure signatures from 75% of the property owners. As a result, the group settled for renaming the areas around Hillcroft Avenue to Mahatma Gandhi district.[2] In Kolkata, Central Road was renamed Harrison Road in 1892 after Sir Henry Leland Harrison, then the chairman of Calcutta Corporation.[3] It has recently been renamed yet again to Mahatma Gandhi Road. In many cities in South India, Mahatma Gandhi Road is popularly known by other names. In Chennai, it is known as Nungambakkam High Road. In Coimbatore, Mahatma Gandhi Road is popularly known by Avarampalayam Road. In other countries, Mahatma Gandhi Road is known by different names (Gandhistraat, Gandhiweg, Gandhiplein). [4]

In India[edit]

State/UT City Name
Andhra Pradesh Guntur Mahatma Gandhi Inner Ring Road
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada Mahatma Gandhi Road
Assam Uzaan Bazaar, Guwahati Mahatma Gandhi Road
Assam Dispur Mahatma Gandhi Path
Bihar Patna Gandhi Maidan Marg
Bihar Patna Mahatma Gandhi Nagar
Chhattisgarh Raipur Mahatma Gandhi Road
Chhattisgarh Raigarh Mahatma Gandhi Road
Daman Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Delhi Adarsh Nagar Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Delhi Civil Lines Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Delhi Lajpat Nagar Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Delhi Mukherjee Nagar Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Delhi Ramesh Nagar Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Delhi Timarpur Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Goa Panaji MG Road
Gujarat Ahmedabad-Vadodara Mahatma Gandhi Expressway (National Expressway 1)
Gujarat Bardoli MG Road, Bardoli
Gujarat Vadodara MG Road, Karkadiya
Gujarat Porbandar MG Road, Sudama Chowk
Gujarat Vadodara MG Road, Yakputpur
Haryana Gurgaon MG Road
Karnataka Bangalore Mahatma Gandhi Road
Karnataka Mangalore Mahatma Gandhi Road
Karnataka Tumkur Mahatma Gandhi Road
Kerala Kochi Mahatma Gandhi Road
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram MG Road
Kerala Kottayam MG Road
Kerala Thrissur Mahatma Gandhi Road
Madhya Pradesh Indore Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Maharashtra Ahmednagar Mahatma Gandhi road
Maharashtra Akola Gandhi road
Maharashtra Mumbai MG Road, Fort
Maharashtra Mumbai MG Road, Kandivali-West
Maharashtra Mumbai MG Road, Pant Nagar, Ghatkopar East
Maharashtra Mumbai MG Road, Borivali East
Maharashtra Mumbai MG Road 2, Kandivali
Maharashtra Mumbai MG Road 2, Goregaon
Maharashtra Nashik MG Road
Maharashtra Pune MG Road
Maharashtra Thane Mahatma Gandhi Road
Maharashtra Wardha MG Road
Meghalaya Shillong MG Road
Puducherry Pondicherry Mahatma Gandhi Road
Sikkim Gangtok Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Tamil Nadu Chennai Mahatma Gandhi Road, more popularly known as Nungambakkam High Road.
Tamil Nadu Coimbatore Mahatma Gandhi Road, more popularly known as Sarojini Naidu Road.[5]
Telangana Secunderabad Mahatma Gandhi Road
Uttar Pradesh Agra Mahatma Gandhi Road and Mahatma Gandhi Road II[1]
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Uttar Pradesh Bahraich Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bahraich
Uttar Pradesh Kanpur Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kanpur
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Mahatma Gandhi Road, Lucknow
West Bengal Kolkata Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kolkata[3]
West Bengal Durgapur Mahatma Gandhi Road, Durgapur

Outside India[edit]

Country State City Name
Belgium Ghent Mahatma Gandhistraat
Canada Manitoba Winnipeg Mahatma Gandhi Way
France Île-de-France Courdimanche Avenue Gandhi
France Île-de-France Paris Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi
Germany Hanover Gandhi straße, [6]
Germany Bremen Gandhi straße, [6]
Germany Bonn Gandhi straße, [6]
Jamaica Kingston-St. Andrew,
Surrey County
Kingston Gandhi Road
Hungary Fuquay-Varina, NC Dunaújváros, Gandhi-Straße, [6]
Indonesia North Sumatra Medan Jalan Gandhi
Iran Tehran Province Tehran North Gandhi, Tehran, Iran[6]
Iran Tehran Province Tehran Gandhi Street, Tehran, Iran[6]
Italy Milan Province Milan Via Mahatma Gandhi[7]
Jordan Amman Mahatma Gandhi Street[8]
Lebanon Beirut Rue Mahatma Ghandi
Mauritius Goodlands Gandhi Road
Mauritius Roche Terre S.I Gandhi Street
Mauritius Beau Bassin-Rose Hill M. Gandhi Street
Mauritius Beau Bassin-Rose Hill Mahatma Gandhi Lane
Mauritius Quatre Bornes Gandhi Avenue
Mauritius Belle Rose Gandhi Street
Mexico Mexico City Calzada Mahatma Gandhi[9]
Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Mahatma Gandhi Street[10]
Netherlands Leiden Gandhiburg[6]
Netherlands Utrecht Gandhidreef[6]
Netherlands Delft Gandhilaan[6]
Netherlands Leiden Gandhistraat[6]
Netherlands Purmerend Mahatma Gandhistraat[6]
Netherlands Rotterdam Mahatma Gandhistraat[6]
Netherlands Culemborg Gandhi[6]
Netherlands Zaandam Gandhihof[6]
Netherlands Zeist Gandhilaan[6]
Netherlands Stadskanaal Gandhiplein[6]
Netherlands Maastricht Gandhiplein[6]
Netherlands Zetten Gandhistraat[6]
Netherlands Haarlem Gandhistraat[6]
Netherlands Hengelo(O) Gandhistraat[6]
Netherlands Hoofddorp Gandhistraat[6]
Netherlands Middelburg Gandhistraat[6]
Netherlands Epe Gandhiweg[6]
Netherlands Gouda Gandhiweg[6]
Netherlands Deventer Ghandistraat[6]
Netherlands Amsterdam M. Gandhilaan[6]
Netherlands Groningen M. K. Gandhiplein[6]
Netherlands Heerhugowaard Mahatma Gandhihof[6]
Netherlands Eindhoven Mahatma Gandhilaan[6]
Netherlands Zoetermeer Mahatma Gandhisingel[6]
Netherlands 's-Gravenhage Mahatma Gandhistraat[6]
Netherlands Arnhem Mahatma Gandhiweg[6]
Netherlands Assen Mahatma Gandhiweg[6]
Netherlands Muntendam Mahatma Gandhiweg[6]
Philippines Manila Mahatma Gandhi Street, Paco[11]
Serbia Blokovi Gandhiova[12]
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Durban Mahatma Gandhi Road, Durban[13]
South Africa Johannesburg Gandhi Square[6]
Spain Catalonia Barcelona Jardins de Gandhi [14][15]
Sri Lanka Northern Province Jaffna Mahathma Gandhi Road
Trinidad and Tobago Penal–Debe,
Victoria County
Debe Gandhi Village Road
Trinidad and Tobago San Fernando,
Victoria County
San Fernando Gandhi Street
Trinidad and Tobago Tunapuna–Piarco,
Caroni County
Saint Helena Gandhi Street
Turkey Ankara Mahatma Gandhi Caddesi 76[6]
Turkey Ankara Mahatma Gandhi Caddesi [6]
United Kingdom London Gandhi Close
United States Durham, NC Gandhi Drive[6]
United States Crawfordsville, IN Gandhi Street[6]
United States Boulder, CO Gandhi Drive[6]
United States Fuquay-Varina, NC Gandhi Lane[6]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b IANS 2011, p. 1.
  2. ^ Moreno 2010, p. 1.
  3. ^ a b Ganguly & Bhattacharya 2010, p. 1.
  4. ^ Kolkata Wheels 2011, p. 1.
  5. ^ "Building violating rules demolished in city", The Hindu, Chennai, India, 29 April 2011, retrieved 24 July 2011
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao Kort 2011, p. 1.
  7. ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps.
  8. ^ "President inaugurates Mahatma Gandhi Street in Amman - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-03-20.
  9. ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps.
  10. ^ "Mahatma Gandhi St". Google Maps. Retrieved 2018-10-08.
  11. ^ "Hindus in Philippines", AgamaHindu.com
  12. ^ "Blueprint for a revolution". Financial Times. Retrieved 2017-03-20.
  13. ^ Clark 2005, p. 1.
  14. ^ "Jardins de Gandhi, Spain". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 4 March 2015.
  15. ^ VilaWeb. "barcelona-pays-homage-to-legendary-world-figures-through-its-streets-and-squares" (PDF). Retrieved 4 March 2015.

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