Articles by: Akanksha Sharma

What’s in a name? There is indeed much for Yogi Adityanath and the BJP

What’s in a name? There is indeed much for Yogi Adityanath and the BJP

Recently, the District Panchayat of Aligarh has passed a resolution to rename Aligarh as Harigarh, calling it a ‘long-pending demand’. The move has come in continuation of many such successful attempts of renaming of places in the State including renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj, of Faizabad to Ayodhya, among others. Using names as a tool of political validation is not[Read More…]

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