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After Allahabad, UP CM Yogi Adityanath renames Faizabad as Ayodhya

'Ayodhya is a symbol of our 'aan, baan aur shaan' (honour, pride and prestige)' he said in the pilgrim town, about 120 km from state capital Lucknow

Press Trust of India  |  Ayodhya (UP) 

CM Adityanath
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Close on the heels of renaming as Prayagraj, Chief Minister Tuesday announced that district will henceforth be known as

"is a symbol of our 'aan, baan aur shaan' (honour, pride and prestige)" he said in the pilgrim town, about 120 km from state capital Lucknow.

"Nobody can do injustice to Ayodhya," he said, adding that the holy city is identified by Lord Ram.

Adityanath was speaking on the occasion of "Deepotsav" on Diwali eve.

He also announced setting up of a medical college in the name of King Dashrath, father of Lord Ram, in the district.

First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 18:05 IST
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