The Home Ministry has approved the renaming of Manduadih Railway Sation in Uttar Pradesh as Banaras, accepting UP government's request. The Yogi-led UP government had requested for re-naming of Manduadih Railway station which lies in the Varanasi district as Banaras.
The Home Ministry has now given a 'no objection certificate' for renaming the Manduadih Railway, a ministry official said.
The Manduadih railway station in Varanasi was revamped last year into a world-class station, getting a makeover of almost like an airport.
Equipped with the latest amenities, the Manduadih railway station is nothing short of an airport. Its stunning station building along with the new passenger-friendly amenities have made this station a class apart.
The railway station is equipped with facilities like air-conditioned waiting lounge, stainless steel lounges and LED lights. The Indian Railways have added fountains to beautify the premises.
The station also has a cafeteria, food court, booking and reservation office, waiting rooms and more.
(With inputs from IANS)