In a statement issued Friday, the Union minister of state for Social Justice and Empowerment said that he would soon meet Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to submit this demand.
"Dalits welcomed the renaming of Mumbai International Airport and Victoria Terminus after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. We would also be happy if Babasahebs name is given to Mumbai Central railway station," Athawale said.
The decision to change the name of Elphinstone Road station was approved by the Maharashtra Assembly on December 16, 2016.
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