Ayodhya Cantt : Faizabad Cantonment now named Ayodhya Cantonment; Approval given by Ministry of Defence

Faizabad Cantt Name Change: Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has made a big announcement before Dussehra. He announced that he changed the name of Faizabad Cantt to Ayodhya Cantt. The Yogi government of UP has already changed the name of the district from Faizabad to Ayodhya. 

On August 5, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the Ram temple after hearing the Ayodhya case of the Supreme Court. After that, the construction of the temple started. After that, this Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra Trust was established. In this background, the name of Faizabad cantonment has been changed to Ayodhya cantonment. 

 

Correction | Defense Minister Rajnath Singh approves the proposal to change the name of Faizabad Cantt to Ayodhya Cantt: Sources pic.twitter.com/OqaViTAG2e

— ANI (@ANI) October 4, 2022

In 2018, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath changed the name of Faizabad district to Ayodhya. Yogi Adityanath named the medical college in Ayodhya as Rajarshi Dasharath. He announced to name the airport after Lord Shri Ram. Before that, Yogi Adityanath had changed the name of Allahabad to Prayagraj.  

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