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... The main thoroughfare in most Indian cities and towns, on occasion achieving iconic status as in Bangalore....
...except in Chennai, a town with a well-known aversion to certain languages north of the Vindhyas, where it is known as UG Road ( Utthamar Gandhi Road)...
MG Roads are as ubiquitous in India as Martin Luther King Boulevards are in the US, and for exactly the same reason - It allows politicians to score brownie points simply for recognizing these historical figures without actually having to follow any of their principles...
Given that most MG Roads have fast become centers of rampant commercialism with the occasional wine bar thrown in, it would probably be interesting to get the opinion of the severely ascetic, spin-my-own-fabric owner of the name regarding it's (ab)use.
Tonight, at that new pub, corner of Brigades and Emgees