More roads in Netherlands named after Gandhi than those in India?

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  1. LurkerBaba

    LurkerBaba Staff Administrator

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    Apparently yes according to this Wikipedia article

    France Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Secunderabad (Hyderabad)
    India MG Road, Sudama Chowk, Porbandar
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Guwahati
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Raipur
    India Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Delhi
    India MG Road, Panaji
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bangalore
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Mangalore
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Tumkur
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kochi
    India MG Road, Thiruvananthapuram
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Thrissur
    India Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Indore
    India MG Road, Mumbai
    India MG Road, Pune
    India MG Road, Shillong
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Pondicherry
    India Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Gangtok
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Chennai popularly known as Nungambakkam High Road
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Coimbatore popularly known as Sarojini Naidu Road.[5]
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road and Mahatma Gandhi Road II[1]
    India Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Allahabad
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bahraich
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kanpur
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Lucknow
    India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kolkata[3]
    Iran Gandhi Street
    Netherlands Gandhiburg[6]
    Netherlands Gandhidreef[6]
    Netherlands Gandhilaan[6]
    Netherlands Gandhistraat[6]
    Netherlands Mahatma Gandhistraat[6]
    Netherlands Mahatma Gandhistraat[6]
    Netherlands Gandhi[6]
    Netherlands Gandhihof[6]
    Netherlands Gandhilaan[6]
    Netherlands Gandhiplein[6]
    Netherlands Gandhiplein[6]
    Netherlands Gandhistraat[6]
    Netherlands Gandhistraat[6]
    Netherlands Gandhistraat[6]
    Netherlands Gandhistraat[6]
    Netherlands Gandhistraat[6]
    Netherlands Gandhiweg[6]
    Netherlands Gandhiweg[6]
    Netherlands Ghandistraat[6]
    Netherlands M. Gandhilaan[6]
    Netherlands M. K. Gandhiplein[6]
    Netherlands Mahatma Gandhihof[6]
    Netherlands Mahatma Gandhilaan[6]
    Netherlands Mahatma Gandhisingel[6]
    Netherlands Mahatma Gandhistraat[6]
    Netherlands Mahatma Gandhistraat[6]
    Netherlands Mahatma Gandhiweg[6]
    Netherlands Mahatma Gandhiweg[6]
    Netherlands Mahatma Gandhiweg[6]
    South Africa Mahatma Gandhi Road, Durban[7]
    Turkey Mahatma Gandhi Caddesi 76[6]


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  3. civfanatic

    civfanatic Retired Moderator

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    The West is obsessed with Gandhi and he is the de facto face of India among foreigners. Ask any foreigner about India and he will immediately think of Gandhi.

    For better or for worse.
     
  4. Sakal Gharelu Ustad

    Sakal Gharelu Ustad Detests Jholawalas Moderator

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    It did not name several roads I know of exist in many other small cities and not to forget towns.

    We have an overdose of Gandhis everywhere anyway. So chillax and report the Wiki article.
     

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