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…

Suranjan Das Road

Road Name: Suranjan Das Road named after Suranjan Das (February 22nd, 1920 – January 10th, 1970) Road Location: Puttappa Layout Detailed Description: Suranjan Das may not have made himself famous among the citizens but he surely did justice to his country. Group .Captain .Suranjan Das’ name will always stand for excellence in the profession of test flying and will…

Mother Teresa Road

Road Name: Mother Teresa road named after Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu / Mother Teresa (26th August 1910 – 5 September 1997) Road Location:  Victoria Layout Summary: Mother Teresa as an Albanian missionary.  She was born in Macedonia, and eighteen years later, she moved to Ireland and then to India, where she lived for most of her life. She founded the Missionaries of Charity, which was active in…

Albert Victor Road

Road Name: Albert Victor Road named after Albert Victor Christian Edward (8th January 1864 – 14th January 1892) Road Location: Near K.R. Market Summary: Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (Albert Victor Christian Edward), was the eldest son of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), and the grandson of the reigning British monarch, Queen…

B. R. Ambedkar Road

Road Name: B.R. Ambedkar Road named after Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (14 April 1981 – December 6, 1956) Road Location: Vidhana Soudha Summary: He was also known as Babasaheb, an Indian nationalist, jurist, Dalit political leader and a Buddhist revivalist. He was also the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. Born into a poor Untouchable family, Ambedkar spent his whole life fighting…

Thimmaiah Road

Road name: K.S.Thimmaiah road named after General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya (March 30, 1906 – December 18, 1965) Road Location: It has many landmarks such as Bangalore football stadium, Bishop Cotton’s Boys school, etc. It is close to Mother Teresa road, UB city, Brigade road, Hosur road, etc. Famous for/ Contributions to society: K.S.Thimayya was a distinguished soldier of the Indian…

J.C Road

Road Name: J.C. Road named after Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar (18th July 1919 – 23rd September 1974) Road Location: J.C Road is located in Kalasipalyam area of the city. It is connected to Kasturba Road to the north. The road houses many important landmarks of the city such as the BBMP Head Office, Bangalore Town Hall and Ravindra Kalakshetra. It also lies in…