Town Board Renames Street for Hindu Leader

The Huntington Town Board voted this week to rename a street in Melville for  a Hindu religious leader.

Deshon Drive will be known as HH Pramukh Swami Drive /Deshon Drive. The renaming is in honor of the centennial birth anniversary  of Pramukh Swami, who was the guru and pramukh, or president, of  Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha.

The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir is located at 2 Deshon Drive.

The Town Board vote was unanimous.


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