Haryana | Ballabhgarh Has Been Officially Renamed as Balramgarh

Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar has announced to rename Ballabhgarh as Balramgarh. The Ballabhgarh city in Haryana state has got a new name and from now onwards, it will be called as Balramgarh. 

With the change in name, CM of Haryana has also announced many developmental projects for the region of Balramgarh. He declared the region as a developmental zone while laying down the foundation stones for many futuristic projects in Balramgarh. Along with Balramgarh, he has also laid the foundation stones for the projects in Faridabad.

And the change from Ballabhgarh to Balramgarh

MLA (Minister of Legislative Assembly) Ballabhgarh, Mool Chand Sharma has raised the demand for the change of the name of his constituency. The new name of Ballabhgarh has been derived from the fort of it founder Balram Singh. Thus its new name came into existence as Balramgarh after the name of its founder, who was Jat king of the state of Ballabhgarh in Haryana.

On the demand of MLAs of Faridabad and Ballabhgarh, Manohar Lal Khattar has also announced to grant Rs. 10 crores for the restoration of tubewells in the area and reconstruction of Dilapidated bypass of Faridabad.

Other renamed cities of Haryana

It is not the first time, that the city got a new name in Haryana state. Before Ballabhgarh, many cities including a big city Gurgaon have also get renamed in Haryana. Gurugram name was derived as because the city has a historic connection with Guru Dronacharaya. As because the village was given to the Guru as a ‘Gurudakshina’ by his students, the Pandavas.

  • Gurgaon as Gurugram
  • Mewat as Nuh
  • Mustafabad village in Yamunanagar has been named as Saraswati Nagar.

These are just a few names and now Ballabhgarh is also on the list. Many more cities of Haryana is yet to join the list with the increasing demand of renaming its villages.

Source: Indian Express

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