Places Around World Named After Indians
WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar
JAWARHARLAL NEHRU SQUARE, MOSCOW, RUSSIA
There is a Jawaharlal Nehru square in Moscow’s Vernardsky Prospekt, named after India's first Prime Minister.
A.R RAHAMN STREET, CANADA
Canada showed its love for music maestro by naming a street after him, called the 'Allah-Rakha Rahman st', in Ontario.
RAJ KAPOOR CRESCENT, CANADA
Legendary film actor has a street named after him in the city of Brampton, Canada. It's called the Raj Kapoor Crescent.
RABINDRANATH TAGORE STREET, BERLIN, GERMANY
Commemorating Tagore's 100th birth anniversary in 1961, a street was named after Tagore in the city of Tel Aviv.
CHOPRA LAKE, SWITZERLAND
A lake in Switzerland called the 'Chopra Lake' named after the profound director Yash Chopra.
MAHATAMA GANDHI ROAD, NETHERLANDS
There are many roads named after him in Netherlands, USA, Germany, Philippines, Iran, Canada and several other countries
BHAGAT SINGH CHOWK, LAHORE, PAKISTAN
The place where Bhagat Singh was executed, now known as Shadman chowk, was officially named as 'Bhagat Singh Chowk'
SWAMI VIVEKANANDA WAY, CHICAGO, USA
Swami Vivekananda in 1893 at the Parliament of Religions, in Chicago. In his honour, a street was named after him.
DWARKANATH KOTNIS STATUE, SHIJIAZHUANG
Dwarkanath Shantaram Kotnis was one of the 5 Indian physicians who was sent to China by the Indian government to provide medical assistance during the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1938
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