New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) said on Thursday that some of its sign boards of roads having Muslim names have been blackened, allegedly by a rightwing group. The civic body has filed a police complaint already , it said.“Signage featuring names of roads such as Safdar Hashmi Marg, Feroz Shah Road, Akbar Road and Aurangzeb Road have been blackened. They have written abusive remarks and pasted their party’s stickers on the boards,“ said an NDMC spokesperson.

The spokesperson added that the police are in the process of registering an FIR, while the civic body is going to replace the damaged boards.