People with zero understanding of history, traditions would question renaming of Allahabad: CM Yogi

Updated:4 months, 1 week ago IST

Gorakhpur (UP), Oct 16 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offered prayers at Budhiya Mai temple in Gorakhpur on Tuesday. After visiting the temple, CM Yogi talked about Allahabad being renamed as Prayagraj. He said, “Prayagraj was named Allahabad during the Mughal era, around 500 years ago. The place is a confluence of three holy rivers namely the Saraswati, Yamuna, and Ganga, hence the name Prayagraj. People who have zero understanding of our history and traditions would question the move”.

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