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Mughalsarai railway station will be renamed Deen Dayal Uphadyay Junction tomorrow

Mughalsarai station got a new name after Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik gave his assent to the proposal in June. 

Mughalsarai renaming loss of railway heritage, erasure of public memory: Experts

" It was a landmark chapter in the evolution in the Indian Railways. Its name should not have been changed or rechristened after anybody," lamented noted historian Irfan Habib.


Mughalsarai station renamed after RSS ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyaya

The notification said the station's name has been changed to 'Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction' with immediate effect.

Mughalsarai railway station renamed to Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) station

In its proposal, the UP government had pointed to the mysterious death of Upadhyaya at the Mughalsarai station as one of the primary reasons to rename the station, an official earlier told The Indian Express.

SP, BSP protest renaming of Mughalsarai station

SP leader Naresh Agrawal gave a notice under Rule 267 for suspension of Parliament business to initiate a discussion on the issue. “The government (is trying) to forcibly change Uttar Pradesh's geography. The station is ages old. They are going to change New Delhi's name too,” he said.

Mughalsarai railway station renamed after Deen Dayal Upadhyaya: A look at stations that have been renamed recently

As Home Ministry clears the renaming of Mughalsarai railway station to Deen Dayal Upadhaya, take a look at railway stations who have been renamed in recent times.


Government considering proposal for Mughalsarai name change

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya had died under mysterious circumstances at Mughalsarai station while travelling in a train on February 11, 1968