- CM announces name change in Hoshangabad.
- Madhya Pradesh will send proposals to the Center.
- Chief Minister who fulfilled the demand of BJP leaders.
The CM said he had been trying to change the name of Hoshangabad to Narmada since 2008 and the then Congress-led UPA government at the Center had rejected their proposals. He said the latest proposal would be approved by the central government. According to the regulations, the approval of the Union Home Ministry is required to change the name of any area, place or district. In 2008, Chauhan announced that the district would be renamed.
Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson JP Dhanopia was highly critical of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s statement. The BJP government in the state has been criticized for blowing up development. The BJP government has been criticized for not focusing on the protection of women because many areas are busy changing the names and categorizing every aspect. The Congress leader commented that people still need to understand that the BJP is a reality.
It was suggested that Hoshangapur be named after the river Narmada, the savior. In this context, the Shivraj government decided to change the name. In addition, there is a demand in Madhya Pradesh to change the names of some historical places. BJP leaders were elated over the CM’s statement. Meanwhile, it is learned that the BJP government has changed the names of several places in Uttar Pradesh. Made Allahabad Prayagraj. Faizabad was renamed Ayodhya a few years ago.