Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar area to be named after politician killed in 1991

An aerial view of Srinagar city. [FPK File Photo]

Srinagar: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) in its general council meeting on Monday passed two resolutions to rename Botshah Mohalla Chowk in Lal Bazar area as Peer Shafi Chowk and Chowdhary Bagh to Moti Mohalla as Shaheed Aga Syed Mehdi road unanimously.

The council has decided to rename Botshah Mohalla Chowk and Chowdhary Bagh to Moti Mohalla in Srinagar city in memory of noted religious and political leaders.

The Corporator ward 60, Danish Shafi Bhat confirmed to the news agency that he submitted the proposal of name change which was passed unanimously in today’s 14th general council meeting held at SMC hall.

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