After Agra airport, Yogi cabinet nod to name Mughalsarai railway station after Deendayal Upadhyaya

The decision to rename the railway station was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Adityanath in Lucknow.

By: PTI | Lucknow | Published:June 6, 2017 11:49 pm
yogi adityanath, up cm yogi adityanath, e-office,digitisation of records UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (Source: PTI)

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet Tuesday decided to name the Mughalsarai railway station in the state after RSS ideologue Deendayal Upadhyaya. The decision to rename the railway station was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Adityanath in Lucknow.

Briefing newspersons, UP government spokesman and minister Siddharth Nath Singh said that after the cabinet nod, a proposal to rename the railway station will now be sent to the Union Ministry of Railways. Mughalsaria is one of the busiest stations of the Eastern Railway.

Earlier in April, the Yogi Adityanath government had decided to name the Agra airport after Upadhyay.

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    Raja segaran
    Jun 8, 2017 at 4:02 pm
    BY CHANGING NAME NOTHING IS GOING TO CHANGE. IS YOGI READY TO CHANGE HIS ARROGANT AT UDE? IS PEOPLE OF UTTAR PRADESH READY TO CHANGE THEIR ARROGANT AT UDE? SENSELESS CHIEF MINISTER.
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    freethinker
    Jun 7, 2017 at 12:39 am
    Changing the name of historical places, ins utions, roads, airports etc is not going to change history or bring more glory to a political party. It may not even bring votes. These are cheap populist stunts. If the BJP wants to name ins utions inits own fashion then IT SHOULD MAKE THEM FIRST.
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