The BJP leaders in Delhi on Wednesday attended a ceremony to rename South Delhi’s ‘Muhammadpur’ village to ‘Madhavpuram’, saying the locals didn’t need to affiliate themselves with any “image of slavery”.
The occasion’s Delhi unit president Adesh Gupta additionally posed with staff and locals in entrance of a freshly painted board that welcomed guests to ‘Madhavpuram’.
माधवपुरम गांव के नामकरण का प्रस्ताव निगम में पास होने के बाद आज गांव के नामकरण की प्रक्रिया को पूरा किया।
अब से यह गांव मोहम्मदपुर की जगह “माधवपुरम” नाम से जाना जाएगा।
आजादी के 75 वर्ष बाद भी गुलामी का कोई प्रतीक, चिन्ह हमारा हिस्सा हो, ये कोई भी दिल्लीवासी नही चाहता। pic.twitter.com/0GdfL2YD9M
— Adesh Gupta (@adeshguptabjp) April 27, 2022
The event comes even because the ruling AAP has maintained that Delhi has a ‘State Naming Authority’ for all such issues, and if it receives any such proposals, it is going to appropriately overview them and transfer ahead following the due process.
“Accomplished the naming means of Madhavpuram right now after a proposal was handed by the municipal company. Now this village will probably be often known as Madhavpuram as an alternative of Muhammadpur. No Delhiites need to be related to any image of slavery regardless of 75 years of Independence,” Mr Gupta mentioned in a tweet.
He mentioned the method to vary the identify was taken ahead by the locals and the BJP staff after a proposal by the native BJP councillor on this regard was handed by the South Municipal Company of Delhi.
The proposal to vary the identify of ‘Muhammadpur’ to ‘Madhavpuram’ was handed and despatched to the Delhi authorities in December final yr. Nonetheless, the federal government is sitting on it for the “final six months”, Mr Gupta alleged.
Final week, the Delhi BJP had additionally mentioned the occasion will ship a proposal to the Kejriwal authorities demanding that the names of 40 villages within the metropolis be modified as they symbolise a interval of “slavery”.
“These 40 villages embody Humayunpur, Yusuf Sarai, Masoodpur, Zamroodpur, Begumpur, Saidul Ajab, Fatehpur Beri, Hauz Khas, and Sheikh Sarai to call a number of,” he mentioned.
The Aam Aadmi Half, nonetheless, charged that the BJP didn’t need the federal government to perform as per the due course of and it was searching for alternatives to start out hooliganism.
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