Jun 05 2018 (16:08) Station Tag: Mughal Sarai Junction/MGS added by 🚆Bhartiya Rail🚆/1476716
Jan Sangh leader Deen Dayal Upadhyay had died at the station in 1968. The Mughalsarai railway station of Uttar Pradesh is now officially Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay station after Governor Ram Naik approved the proposal, ANI reported on Tuesday. The move to rename the station was an attempt by the Adityanath government to revive the legacy of Jan Sangh leader Deen Dayal Upadhyay, who died at the station in 1968. Jan Sangh was a precursor to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. In... more...
August, the Ministry of Home Affairs had cleared a proposal by the state government seeking to honour Upadhyay. This had led to protests by the Opposition in the Parliament. The Samajwadi Party had claimed that the station was being renamed after someone who had made “no contribution to the freedom struggle”. The Mughalsarai junction is one of the busiest railway stations in the country. The British had set it up as a key station on the route from Delhi to present-day Kolkata. Uttar Pradesh government released notification stating that Mughal Sarai Junction has been renamed Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Junction. pic.twitter.com/SCr9Ide7o8
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