New Delhi: The New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) on Wednesday renamed Race Course Road as Lok Kalyan Marg. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence is also located on this road would be called ‘7 Lok Kalyan Marg ‘ from ‘7 Race Course Road’.  
This announcement was made in a press conference which was attended by  NDMC Chairman Naresh Kumar, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi.
The change in the name was proposed by Meenakshi lekhi, the representative of New Delhi constituency in Parliament, she suggested that the name of the road on which the PM lives should be changed to “match the Indian culture”.