New Delhi, June 5: The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday released a notification stating that Mughal Sarai Junction has been officially renamed as the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Junction.
Last year, Yogi Adityanath led government gave a proposal to the Centre in a bid to revive the legacy of Upadhyay, who was found dead in 1968 at this station itself.
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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The Mughal Sarai Junction was built by the British in the 1800s as a prime station linking New Delhi to Kolkata.
The junction, the fourth busiest railway station in the country, is situated on the main Howrah-Delhi Grand Chord line