SC issues notice to UP govt on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant issued notice to the state.

By Author  |  Published: 20th Jan 2020  1:46 pm

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought response of the Uttar Pradesh government on a PIL filed by Allahabad Heritage Society challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj.

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant issued notice to the state.

The Centre had on January 1 last year approved renaming of Allahabad as Prayagraj.