The newly elected Firozabad Zila Panchayat has handed a proposal to rename the district Chandra Nagar, in response to officers.
The proposal was handed Saturday on the first assembly of the district panchayat board and it will likely be despatched to the federal government for approval, BJP chief and block pramukh Lakshmi Narain Yadav mentioned.
Mr Yadav, who moved the proposal, mentioned the district was earlier often called Chandrawad, however was later renamed Firozabad.
“It is important to vary the identify to Chandra Nagar,” he mentioned.
Cabinet Minister Rajendra Singh alias Moti Singh throughout his oath ceremony final month had addressed the district as Chandra Nagar.
Many organizations within the district have demanded to rename it Suhag Nagar as it’s well-known of its bangle industries.
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