Kolkata: Creek Lane near Sealdah in the capital city of Bengal has been given a new name as “Dr. R Ahmed Sarani”. The State government has changed the name of the road following a request from the Indian Dental Association.
The old building of Dr. Rafi Ahmed Dental College is located at Creek Lane in Moulali. CM Mamata Banerjee was requested to change the name of the street on behalf of Indian Medical Association to give recognition to the college building.
This year marked the birth centenary of ‘Padma Bhushan’ awardee Dr. Rafi Ahmed Kidwai. Dental College Authorities thanked the Chief Minsiter to consider their request.