Lucknow. The name of Jhansi Railway Station of Uttar Pradesh (Uttar Pradesh) will now be Veerangana Laxmibai Railway Station Jhansi. The UP government has issued a notification to rename Jhansi railway station after Veerangana Laxmibai railway station. The government had sent a proposal to change the name to the central government, after which the Ministry of Home Affairs also got approval for changing the name to Veerangana Lakshmibai with no objection. After this the notification has been issued. According to railway officials, soon after some formalities of railways, Jhansi railway station will be officially named after Veerangana Lakshmibai.
It is worth noting that some time ago the demand for renaming Jhansi railway station to Veerangana Laxmibai railway station had started. Several local public representatives, including BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Prabhat Jha, had demanded that Jhansi be named after Rani Laxmibai in a railway meeting held in Jhansi a few years ago. Regarding this, the Uttar Pradesh government had sent a proposal to the Center. Approval was received from the Ministry of Home Affairs on this proposal. After this, a notification was issued by the Uttar Pradesh government to change the name of Jhansi railway station to Veerangana Lakshmibai.
After the notification, now Jhansi railway station will soon be known as Veerangana Lakshmibai. According to Manoj Singh, PRO of Jhansi DRM, after this process, now Jhansi railway station will be known as Veerangana Laxmibai railway station as soon as some railway formalities are completed.
Let us inform that the Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh has already changed the names of three major places Mughalsarai, Allahabad and Faizabad to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Nagar, Prayagraj, and Ayodhya. Now in this episode, the Yogi government took a big decision to change the name of Jhansi. With this name change, the government has tried to give a big message in Bundelkhand.
It is worth noting that the Union Home Ministry gives approval to change the name of a place or station. Approval is given for this after getting NOC from the Ministry of Railways and Department of Posts and Survey of India. If the name of Jhansi railway station is changed, it will now be renamed as Veerangana Laxmibai Railway Station with no objection.