People react to Allahabad’s name being changed to Prayagraj.

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The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh officially changed the name of Allahabad district to Prayagraj on Tuesday. The Yogi Adityanath government said that other institutes named after the district would soon follow suit, like that of the Allahabad High Court and University.

Government spokesperson and cabinet minister, Siddhartha Nath Singh, said that the name change was a long-standing demand of the people.

This is how people responded to the change

Take a look at these tweets:

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