Kasturba Gandhi Road in Connaught Place


Kasturba Gandhi Marg, earlier known as Curzon Road, is one of the main access roads to Connaught Place. The road was renamed post-independence after the name of Kasturba Gandhi, freedom fighter and wife of Mahatma Gandhi. Starting from Hyderabad House, the road takes one to the outer circle of Connaught Place. The road is dotted with high-raise buildings and shaded by rows of trees. Baroda House (the headquarters of Indian Railways), Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, British Council Library, Travancore House, Hindustan Times Building, American Center are some of the important landmarks on this road. The famous Parikrama – the Revolving Restaurant is also located on this road. Himalaya House is the oldest building on this road.

This road is popularly known as K G Marg. It was named after political and social activist and Gandhiji’s wife Mrs Kasturba Gandhi.

K G Marg is a straight road and it directly connects India Gate lawn with outer circle of Connaught Place. The length of this Road is 2 kilometers. There are numbers of roads are joining with K G Marg, like Tolstoy Road, Hailey Road, Firoz Shah Road etc.

There are lots of Govt and Non-Govt offices, banks on this road. Historical “Ugrasen ki Baoli” is not too far from K G Marg.

Many buses from different section of Delhi ply over KG Marg. Both Rajiv Chowk and Barakhamba are nearby Metro Stations which come under Yellow Line route and Blue Line route respectively. It means K G Marg is easily accessible even to people from NCR like Gurgaon and Noida.

Prominent buildings and landmarks on K G Marg, are Scindhia House, Maxmuller Bhawan, World Trade Centre, American Centre, British Council, Hindustan Times headquarter, IAS Officer’s house etc.

Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Connaught Place

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