10, Janpath


Gandhi welcoming U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to 10, Janpath in 2009.

10, Janpath is a public-owned house on Janpath. At the time of Rajiv Gandhi's assassination in 1991, while he was campaigning for a second term as Prime Minister of India, 10, Janpath was his official residence, although he lived at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg while he was Prime Minister. 10, Janpath remains the residence of his widow Sonia Gandhi, who is currently Interim President of Indian National Congress party.[1][2] The national headquarters of Indian National Congress (INC) is right behind it on 24, Akbar Road.[3] It was the residence of India's second Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri (1964-1966) and where his body lay in state on 11 January 1966.[4] Today his biographical museum, Lal Bhadur Shastri Memorial is at 1, Motilal Nehru Place (formerly 10, Janpath), adjacent to the complex.[5][6]

10, Janpath is spread over 15,181 Square Meter. in New Delhi


The house was the residence of Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri who succeeded Jawaharlal Nehru in the 1960s. Adjacent to the complex, facing the roundabout is Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial at 1, Motilal Nehru Place.[7]


  1. ^ Sonia Gandhi's power bill: over Rs 7 lakh for 3 years. Hindustan Times. 7 November 2010.
  2. ^ Saeed Naqvi (12 December 2003). "The world according to Sonia". Indian Express.
  3. ^ Indian National Congress Archived 2011-08-17 at the Wayback Machine Indian National Congress website.
  4. ^ Rajeshwar Prasad (1991). Days with Lal Bahadur Shastri: Glimpses from The Last Seven Years. Allied Publishers. p. 16. ISBN 81-7023-331-3.
  5. ^ "Can the Congress be saved by its new leaders?". Rediff.com. January 2010.
  6. ^ "Lest we FORGET..." The Hindu. 2 October 2004. Archived from the original on 22 January 2005.
  7. ^ "Shastri memorial losing out to Sonia security". Indian Express. 17 January 2011.

External links

  • 10 Janpath wikimapia
  • 10, Janpath Doors Are Shut

Coordinates: 28°36′29″N 77°13′09″E / 28.6081°N 77.2191°E / 28.6081; 77.2191