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Railway on track to change the name of 8 Stations

The Union Ministry of home affairs has issued an NOC to rename these stations.




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Approval for Name Changes

The Ministry of Home Affairs has given the green light to the Uttar Pradesh government’s request to rename eight railway stations in Amethi district. This decision is all about preserving and celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the region. The proposal for the name changes was submitted on February 12, 2024, and has now received the necessary approval.

New Names for Railway Stations

Here are the proposed new names for the railway stations in Amethi:

  1. Kasimpur Halt to Jais City
  2. Jais to Guru Gorakhnath Dham
  3. Bani to Swami Paramhans
  4. Misrauli to Maa Kalikan Dham
  5. Nihalgarh to Maharaja Bijli Pasi
  6. Akbarganj to Maa Ahorwa Bhawani Dham
  7. Warisganj to Amar Shahid Bhale Sultan
  8. Fursatganj to Tapeshwarnath Dham

Updates on the Renaming Process

Rekha Sharma, from the Lucknow division of Northern Railways, shared that the new names will soon be updated in the Railway CRIS database. The state public works department is also expected to provide clearance for the renaming process.

Renaming in Pratapgarh District

Three railway stations in Pratapgarh district will also be getting new names soon:

  • Pratapgarh Junction to Belha Devi Dham
  • Antu station to Maa Chandrika Devi Dham
  • Vishwanathganj station to Shanidev Dham Vishwanath

Changes in Mumbai

The Maharashtra government has decided to change the British-era names of eight local railway stations in Mumbai. This move aims to honor the local culture and history of the region. The new names will bring a fresh perspective to these iconic locations.

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