Mumbai's Elphinstone Road station renamed as Prabhadevi

Posted on:20 Jul 2018 12:51:57
Mumbai's Elphinstone Road station renamed as Prabhadevi
20 July 2018 Current Affairs: The station named after Lord Elphinstone, the Governor of Bombay Presidency from 1853 to 1860, has been rechristened as Prabhadevi in honour of a local deity of the same name and to erase a "colonial" name.

This renaming was first proposed by Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote in 1991.
The station named after Lord Elphinstone, the Governor of Bombay Presidency from 1853 to 1860, has been rechristened as Prabhadevi in honour of a local deity of the same name and to erase a "colonial" name.

This renaming was first proposed by Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote in 1991.

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