Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad Cantt will now be known as Ayodhya Cantonment

In October last year, the Faizabad Cantt railway station was renamed as Ayodhya Cantt railway station, while in 2018, the whole district was renamed as Ayodhya district

Press Trust of India October 04, 2022 19:35:02 IST
Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad Cantt will now be known as Ayodhya Cantonment

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. ANI

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved renaming the Faizabad Cantt in Uttar Pradesh as Ayodhya Cantonment, news agency PTI quoted official sources as saying on Tuesday.

“The Faizabad Cantt will be known as Ayodhya Cantonment,” said a source.

In October last year, the Faizabad Cantt railway station was renamed as Ayodhya Cantt railway station, while in 2018, the whole district was renamed as Ayodhya district.

Singh is currently undertaking a two-day visit to Uttarakhand.

He will have a “Bada Khana’ with soldiers at Dehradun on Tuesday evening.

On Wednesday, he will perform ‘Shastra Puja’ in Chamoli on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi.

He will celebrate Dussehra with soldiers at Auli and Mana, and will offer prayers at Badrinath Dham.

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