Congress demanded to change the name of Dadar Railway Station to Chaityabhoomi, Bhim Army agitated

Dadar Railway Station: Dadar area of ​​Mumbai is full of history. Here is Shivaji Park Maidan, Dadar Chowpatty and the place of Mahaparinirvana of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, the creator of the Indian Constitution, which is also known as Chaityabhoomi.

Yesterday, on the occasion of Mahaparinirvan Diwas, the 67th death anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar, thousands of followers had reached Dadar area of ​​Mumbai. During this time, a demand was made by Bhim Army to change the name of Dadar station to Chaityabhoomi. Bhim Army also protested regarding this.

Demand to change the name of Dadar Railway Station

Mumbai Congress supported this demand of Bhim Army. Mumbai Congress says that earlier the state government had approached the Center to change the name of Elphinstone Road railway station to Prabhadevi (station). For this reason, Dadar Railway Station should also be named Chaityabhoomi.

What did Mumbai Congress President say?

President of Mumbai unit of Congress Varsha Gaikwad paid tribute to Dr. Ambedkar at Chaityabhoomi on Wednesday. He said, “Earlier the state government had approached the Center to change the name of Elphinstone Road railway station to Prabhadevi (station). Similarly, when a new railway station was being built in Oshiwara, it was named Ram Mandir.”

Varsha Gaikwad said this demand is very old

He said, “If we look at it, the demand of Bhim Army to change the name of Dadar Railway Station to Chaityabhoomi is quite old.” Earlier, on the occasion of Mahaparinirvan Day, Mumbai Pradesh Congress President Varsha Gaikwad went to Dadar Chaityabhoomi and offered Bhim Vandana. . On this occasion, many events like health camp, distribution of free spectacles, art gallery were organized there.

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