Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh has asked the government to rename Akbar Road in Delhi, as Maharana Pratap Road. This is how Twitterati reacted.
Must rename a Lutyens Rd after Maharana Pratap. Not Akbar Rd, but one named after his vassal Raja Mansingh who defeated fellow Rajput Pratap— Shekhar Gupta (@ShekharGupta) May 18, 2016
Even in the fight of symbolism; renaming Akbar Road is absolutely uncalled for. Why not do something even bigger fro Maharana Pratap?— Yashwant Deshmukh (@YRDeshmukh) May 18, 2016
How to name roads:— Nishant Kaushik (@nofreecopies) May 18, 2016
1. Akbar Road
2. Ek aur bar road.
3. Bar bar road.
4. Ab bas kar road.
Akbar will remain Great, despite Subramanian Swamy, VK Singh and Rajasthan govt.— Man Aman Chhina (@manaman_chhina) May 18, 2016
And Maharana Pratap doesn't require their crutches too.
If you rename it Maharana Pratap Road, MJ Akbar would be pretty miffed— Madhavan Narayanan (@madversity) May 17, 2016
Akbar Road will be renamed, helping Modi's dimwitted ministers to meet their KRAs for the month of May.— lindsay pereira (@lindsaypereira) May 17, 2016