Yogi Govt Seeks to Rename Agra to Agravan

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Yogi Govt Seeks to Rename Agra to Agravan

G Plus News | November 19, 2019 16:01 hrs

GUWAHATI: The Uttar Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is planning to change the name of Agra to Agravan.

According to reports, the UP govt have asked the Ambedkar University in Agra has been asked to look into the historical aspect of the name as the government believes 

Sources say the government has moved to change Agra's name to Agravan as it is believed by some that earlier the place was known as Agravan, however, historians have been asked to look into the circumstances and time when Agravan's name was changed to Agra.

Earlier, the UP govt had changed the name of Allahabad to Prayagraj and the historic Mughal Sarai railway station was renamed after Deendayal Upadhyay. 

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File photo of Yogi Adityanath

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