Prayagraj or Allahabad? Should Allahabad be renamed to Prayagraj

Started on 2018-05-24 10:41:33 by FactHunt Admin

OP's Perspective

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh (UP) is likely to take a decision to rename Allahabad to Prayagraj. UP’s deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya confirmed the news, and said that the government has decided to change the name.

In September 2017 ,a delegation of seers led by Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP)  had met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath  and urged him to change the name of Allahabad as Prayagraj ahead of the 2019 Ardh Kumbh fair to be held in the holy city.

Let's see the arguments in favour and against of renaming the city.

Right will be for changing the name while left will be against it.