Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh): Continuing the naming changing spree, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on Tuesday announced that the city of Faizabad would be renamed to Ayodhya.
While addressing a huge gathering here on the occasion of Deepotsav, Adityanath said, “Faizabad district of the state, of which Ayodhya city is a part, would be restored to its original name and would be known as Ayodhya from today.”
The Chief Minister also announced various developmental projects including the construction of a medical college in Ayodhya, which would be named after Dashrath, father of Lord Ram. He added that an airport would also be constructed here, which would be named after Lord Ram.
The Chief Minister along with the first lady of South Korea Kim Jong Sook also inaugurated the Queen Huh Memorial located in the Queen Huh Park in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya. A cultural programme by Indian and South Korean artists was organised on the occasion.