Ready to rename Ahmedabad as Karnavati: Gujarat Dy CM
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Nov 7 : Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that his government is considering renaming Ahmedabad as 'Karnavati' if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) manages to muster support from the people.
The Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister also welcomed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's move to rename Faizabad as Ayodhya. "Seeing Uttar Pradesh people's sentiments. Uttar Pradesh government and Yogi Adityanath changed the name of Faizabad to Ayodhya. We congratulate citizens and the state government," he said.
The Uttar Pradesh government recently also changed the name of Allahabad to Prayagraj saying the name holds great significance to India.
The Mughalsarai Railway Station was also renamed as Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Junction earlier in the year.