Mughalsarai Jn. now officially becomes “Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction”

NEW DELHI / MUDHALSARAI: In a tribute to one its tallest leaders, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Uttar Pradesh government is all set to name the Mughalsarai railway station as Deen Dayal Upadhyaya station.

Mughalsarai Railway Station is the Divisional Hqrs of East Central Railway and is located in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik gave his consent to the propsal to rename none of the busiest railway stations in India, Mughalsarai, as Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction. The Uttar Pradesh government issued a notification in this regard.

The Yogi Adityanath-led UP government had proposed changing the name of the station last year after which it was sent to the ministry of Railways. The proposal was forwarded to the Raj Bhavan after the Railway Ministry gave its consent.

Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, who was a Jan Sangha ideologue, died under mysterious circumstances at the Mughalsarai station in 1986.