Aligarh (UP): If the proposal of district panchayat is accepted by the Uttar Pradesh government, the famous city of Aligarh may soon have a new name Harigarh.
The resolution to change the name of Aligarh was unanimously passed in the meeting of the newly elected district panchayat on Monday.
District panchayat president Vijay Singh told reporters on Tuesday that the proposal of the district panchayat to rename Aligarh as Harigarh has been sent to the state government for further action.
Earlier on Sunday, Shailendra Pal Singh, president of the district unit of Uttar Pradesh Kshatriya Mahasabha, made a proposal to the district panchayat and demanded to change the name of Aligarh.
The final decision to change the name of a place is taken by the state government.