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Road named after Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi in New Delhi

PTI  New Delhi, December 20, 2012
First Published: 21:49 IST(20/12/2012) | Last Updated: 21:52 IST(20/12/2012)

Delhi government on Thursday decided to rename a road in Vasant Vihar in South Delhi after Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, one of India's greatest cricket captains ever.

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Pataudi, who was known as 'Tiger' in the cricket fraternity and whose flair and acumen inspired a generation of cricketers, had died on September 22, 2011.

"The Government has decided to rename an existing road in B-Block, Vasant Vihar in memory of former cricket captain Late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi," said a senior Delhi Government official.

The decision was taken at a meeting of State Naming Authority chaired by chief minister Sheila Dikshit.

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