BR Ambedkar Road

Road Name: Dr BR Ambedkar Road named after Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (April 14, 1891 – December 6, 1956) Road Location: Dr Ambedkar Rd, Sampangi Ramnagar, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001 Famous for/ Contributions to society: This was to honour Dr. BR Ambedkar, the chairperson of the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly of India, that which…

M. S. Ramaiah Road

Road Name: M.S. Ramaiah Road named after Dr. M.S Ramaiah (1922 – 1997) Detailed Description: Dr. M.S Ramaiah was the founder of the famous MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology. He was a visionary, philanthropist and a pioneer in creating several infrastructure landmarks in India. Noticing the shortage of talented engineering professionals required to build a modern India, He…

Vittal Mallya Road

Road Name: Vittal Mallya Road named after Vittal Mallya (20th December 1955 – December, 1983) Detailed Description: Born on 20th December 1955 in Dhaka to Devi and Bantwal Ganapati Mallya, Vittal Mallya was a successful Bangalore based businessman. He was the youngest of the three. Vittal Mallya studied in the Doon School in Dehradun and later at the Presidency College…

Cubbon Road

Road Name: Cubbon Road named after Sir Mark Cubbon KCB Famous for/ Contributions to society: Cubbon road was named after Sir Mark Cubbon, who was a British army officer with the EIC. He later went on to become the British Commissioner of the Mysore state. During his tenure, he made great contributions to the functioning of Mysore as…

Cubbon Road

Road Name: Cubbon Road named after Sir Mark Cubbon (23rd August 1775 – 23rd April 1861) Road Location: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, M G Road, Vidhana Soudha Detailed Description: Mark Cubbon was born in the vicarage of Maughold, 23rd Aug, 1775. His father was Thos. Cubbon, afterwards Vicar-General; his mother, Margaret Wilks, daughter of the Rev. James Wilks, Rector of…

Cunningham Road

Road name: Cunningham Road named after Francis Cunningham (3rd December, 1820 – 1875) Road Location: It is close to many landmarks like Bangalore golf club, National Gallery of Modern Art, etc. It is close to Sankey road, Palace Road, Millers tank bund road. Famous for/ Contributions to society: He served as a military officer at Madras. Summary: Francis Cunningham was…

Suranjan Das Road

Road Name: Suranjan Das Road named after Suranjan Das (22nd February 1920 – 10th January 1970) Road Location:  Near Tippasandra Famous for: His service to the Indian Air Force Summary: Suranjan Das was born in Calcutta and was ambitious about flying at a very young age. His parents didn’t approve of his career as a pilot. But, he followed his dreams…