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10 Janpath

10 Janpath is a bungalow on the Janpath street in Delhi and is currently, the resident of the President of Indian National Congress Party, Shrimati Sonia Gandhi. The house is served closely by the office of the party which is located at 24 Akbar Road at a little distance from Shrimati Sonia Gandhi’s residence.

Lal Bahadur Shastri Ji who served as the second Prime Minister of India was served by this house as his residence. It is here that his body lay on 11th January 1966. A museum of a biographical standard of Shri Lal Bhadur Shastri is situated at his Memorial which is bang opposite 10 Janpath complex.

History

The house served as the official residence for Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri who succeeded Shri Jawahar Lal Nehru in 1960. Although, a major part of the property went to the Indian National Congress post the death of Shri Shastri. Having said that, a considerable amount of space was dedicated across the road to form a museum for the prime minister which now stands as the ‘Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial Museum’ at Motilal Nehru Marg.

Contact Details

10, Janpath,
New Delhi 110011 India
PH: 91-11-23014161, 23014481
E-Mail: soniagandhi@sansad.nic.in