Faizabad Station Renamed: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to change the name of Faizabad railway junction to Ayodhya Cantt. It was told through an official tweet that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to rename Faizabad Railway Junction as “Ayodhya Cantt”.
Faizabad Station Renamed
— CM Office, GoUP (@CMOfficeUP) October 23, 2021
According to the reports, the approval of the Central Government has been received on this decision. BJP MP from Ayodhya Lallu Singh had proposed to change the name after meeting CM Yogi. He also gave this information through his Twitter handle. Told,
He met CM Yogi Ji and gave a request letter to rename Faizabad railway station as Ayodhya Cantt. On which, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath completed all the formalities and assured to send the proposal to the central government.
And today, i.e. on 23 October, after this decision of Yogi Lallu Singh tweeted again,
Heartfelt gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for changing the name of Faizabad railway station to Ayodhya Cantt by accepting the request of the residents of Ayodhya.
मा• मुख्यमंत्री @myogiadityanath जी से मिलकर #फैजाबाद_रेलवे_स्टेशन का नाम #अयोध्या_कैंट करने का अनुरोध पत्र दिया जिसपर मा• मुख्यमंत्री महंत श्री योगी आदित्यनाथ जी ने सारी औपचारिकताएं पूरी कर केंद्र सरकार को प्रस्ताव भेजने का आश्वासन दिया। pic.twitter.com/EULLLnUCop
— Lallu Singh (@LalluSinghBJP) October 15, 2020
Where did the name change?
The Yogi government has changed the names of many places in its tenure of four and a half years. Allahabad’s Prayagraj, Faizabad’s Ayodhya and Mughalsarai’s Deen Dayal Upadhyay Nagar have been done. Apart from this, it has been recommended to change the name of Aligarh to Harigarh and Jhansi railway station to Rani Laxmi Bai. Moreover, the Yogi government has announced to name the UP Sadan in Delhi as Uttar Pradesh Sadan Triveni and UP Bhawan as Uttar Pradesh Bhawan Sangam.