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MHA gives nod to rename 'Durjanpur' in MP's Katni as 'Shivdham'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Centre has approved a proposal to change the name of a village in from 'Durjanpur' to 'Shivdham', officials said on Tuesday.

The central government's nod was given to the proposal of the government sent last year before the Assembly elections held in November.

Approval has been given to the proposal to change the name of 'Durjanpur' in district in to 'Shivdham', a said.

The move came after the got no objection from the Geographical Survey of (GSI), the Department of Post, the and the

With the central government's green signal, the now can issue the necessary notification announcing the renaming of 'Durjanpur' as 'Shivdham', the said.

Some of the name change proposals which were cleared by the in recent past include Arikkod as Areekode in Malappura, Kerala, Laxman Garh(Adawala) as Adawala in Rajasamand, Rajasthan, Landgewadi as Narsinhagaon in Sangali, Maharashtra, Samphur as Sanphure in Kiphire, Nagaland, Pindari as Pandu-Pindara in Jind, Haryana, Robertsganj railway station as Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh, Gulbarga railway station as Kalaburagi in Karnataka, Panki railway station as Panki Dham in Kanpur, UP, Ismailpur as Pichanwa Khurd in Jhunjhunu, and Miyon Ka Bara as Maheshnagar in Barmer,

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 15:30 IST