Allahabad: Does Changing An City Name Kills that City Soul ?

Thousands of sadhus (holy men) come to the city during the Kumbh Mela

What is your name? Where are you from? This is how most introductions start in India. And my answer to the second question has always been Allahabad, the city of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan. But I won’t be able to say that any longer because Allahabad has been renamed Prayagraj. Thousands More...

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