Governor Ram Naik writes to Yogi endorsing name change of Sultanpur

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik Naik has written a letter to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath endorsing the changing on Sultanpur city’s name of Kushbhawanpur.

While mentioning about his meeting with a delegation from the Sultanpur city, the Governor in his letter said that the delegation had submitted a memorandum along with a book on the city’s history and demanded a change in the city’s name to Kushbhawanpur ‘to restore its past glory’.

The delegation also demanded the governor for designating the city as a heritage city.

In December 2017, the campaign to write Ambedkar’s name correctly was also initiated by the Governor.

Later in March 2018, Yogi Adityanath-led government decided to introduce Ambedkar’s middle name ‘Ramji’ in state records.

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He was also instrumental in renaming of Bombay as Mumbai many years ago.

In October last year, Naik had approved the renaming of Allahabad as Prayagraj with immediate effect.

[source_without_link]ANI[/source_without_link]

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