June 10, 2019
Alfia Avzalova Street has appeared at the residential complex “Salavat Kupere” of the city of Kazan.A legendary Tatar lady singer died in 2017.
In particular, the address st. Avzalova 15 was assigned to a new societal mortgage house under number 8−8. At the moment, there is a process of refining the territory of the house, which is not yet inhabited. While on the street Avzalova is the only building. Ilham Shakirov Avenue, another legend of Tatar variety art, should also appear here.
On the fact that the names of the legendary stars of the Tatar stage Ilgam Shakirov and Alfiya Avzalova will be immortalized at the residential district “Salavat Kupere”, “BUSINESS Online” wrote in early March.
Farida Zabirova, a member of the city commission for toponymy, deputy chairman of the TRO VOOPiK, explained the choice by the fact that the commission had deliberately not taken the path of renaming old streets by choosing a new micro-district for Shakirov and Avzalova. “The old names will not be renamed, as it causes a very negative reaction of the people. There is no official moratorium, of course, but there is no other possibility …, she explained to the correspondent of BUSINESS Online. “Everyone has certificates of ownership, documents … At least half of Shchapov’s street tried to make Baki Urmanche – nothing came of it.” People got against. In the city center it is very difficult to do, because the commission has a prescription so that it does not rename anything there.
However, the children of Avzalova were unhappy with this choice. “The fact that the streets of Avzalova and Shakirova will be nearby is a positive thing, but I want it to be closer, so that the names of prominent artists who have done so much for the Tatar people should name the streets where they would lived, created,” the business newspaper told. Online »the daughter of the singer Zulfiya Nigmatzyanova-Avzalova. She recalled that the current streets of Marcel Salimzhanov and Tufan Minnullin, located in the center of Kazan, used to have other names, so there is nothing impossible in renaming. Earlier, Nigmatzyanova-Avzalova noted that she did not understand how mother was related to Osinovo.