A street in the Dhauli Pyau locality of Mathura was named after Shailendra on March 9, 2016.
Shailendra spent 16 years of his early life in Mathura before moving to Mumbai to work for the Indian Railways in 1947.
Geetkar-Jankavi Shailendra Marg – Mathura
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District Magistrate Rajesh Kumar along with Municipal Council president Manisha Gupta unveiled the name plate at the naming ceremony held in the locality of Dhauli Pyau here.
Also present at the event were lyricist’s two sons Manoj Shankar and Dinesh Shankar, who is a filmmaker, and his sister Amla Majumdar, among others.