From Allahabad to Prayagraj-The Revision of History

By anandini
Mar 04 2019 1 min read

Gravitating news-"Wedding bells at Andani's , "Latest pictures of Awwmur", "Allahabad renamed to Prayagraj"...Skimming through the newspaper,last headline pounded my highbrow and muse cords;A city of confluence of Ganga,Yamuna and mythical Saraswati-for saffrons,A city blessed by Allah-for greens,A hub for composite cultures and heritage-for greys,Pastel shade of "what is it for the people of city?" squealed in the crayon box.Is it,"A journey from ancient Prayag via Akbar's E(A)llahabad to Ajay Singh Bisht--oops! aka Yogi Adityanath's Prayagraj ?"Nay,it's US!Fondness and emotion of belonging rose up with insecurity of being unheard to throne.Fixating my eyes back,I read the next headline-"__ crores granted for name change proceedings"Irony cuddling reality,popped out a stat "60 million outta 200 million people from UP envision dreams of tummies embracing grains."Dodging through these impression lanes,I wave my imagination a sneaky hi;"Silicon valley placing Lucknow as it's new benchmark aftermath the transformation.""Mystically quick way for progress-Renaming rupee to dollar!"Led ast

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