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Indian govt changes name of historic Allahabad city

UTTER PRADESH: In what is being seen as an attack to historical and cultural values of the subcontinent, the government of UP has renamed the historic city of Allahabad to Prayagraj after the Cabinet approved proposal in this regard. The Uttar Pradesh cabinet earlier approved a proposal to rename Allahabad as ‘Prayagraj’ amid protests by the opposition parties, reported the Economic Times. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath presided over the cabinet meeting that cleared the proposal for renaming of Allahabad. Briefing…