Ahead of PM’s trip, station gets Gond queen’s name

What is the News? Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister has renamed the Habibganj railway station after Rani Kamlapati. Who is Rani Kamlapati? Rani Kamalapati was the 18th Century Gond queen of the region. She was the widow of Gond ruler Nizam Shah, chief of Ginnorgarh. She is known to have shown great bravery in facing aggressors… Continue reading Ahead of PM’s trip, station gets Gond queen’s name

Habibganj to Rani Kamlapati: How a railway station’s name is changed

What is the news? The name of Bhopal’s Habibganj railway station has been changed to Rani Kamlapati station. How did the name of the railway station get changed? While Indian Railways may own the station, it does not get involved in the business of naming it. Similarly, Indian Railways did not change the name of… Continue reading Habibganj to Rani Kamlapati: How a railway station’s name is changed