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Photo feature: Kartavya Path formarly known as Rajpath till India Gate gets a facelift

Considered to be one of the most important roads in India, it is where the annual Republic Day Parade takes place on 26 January and is only two 2 kilometers from famous Connaught Place, British era shopping complex

28 feet tall black granite statue of Indian freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose was placed under the Canopy behind India Gate in Delhi was unveiled by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Sepember 8, 2022. Mysuru-based sculptor Arun Yogiraj is the sculptor of this black marvel. The broad road Rajpath as also named as Kartavya Path officially. Photographs and Video: Rajeev Bhatt

Rajpath, recently named Kartavya Path officially is a ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi, India, that runs from Rashtrapati Bhavan on Raisina Hill through Vijay Chowk and India Gate, National War Memorial to National Stadium, Delhi.

 The granite statue was placed under the Grand Canopy of the India Gate. To further honour the freedom fighter, a drone show was organised to pay tribute to the life and legacy of Subhash Chandra Bose. 

The avenue is lined on both sides by huge lawns, canals and rows of trees. Considered to be one of the most important roads in India, it is where the annual Republic Day Parade  takes place on 26 January. Its just 2kms from famous Connaught Place, British era shopping complex and the financial centre of Delhi.

At the Raisina Hill,  Kartavya Path (Rajpath) is flanked by the North and South Blocks of the Central Secretariate Buildings which houses important Government Ministries including the Prime Minister Office. Finally it ends at the gates of Rashtrapati Bhavan (Presidential Palace). At Vijay Chowk  (huge roads crossing  just below the Raisina Hills which see the movement of VIPs, it crosses    Sansad Bhavan (Parliamen  House of India)

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