Shiv Sena MP Shrikant Shinde demands Mumbai (LTT)–Haridwar superfast express to be named after Bhagwan Jhulelal

Shiv Sena MP Shrikant Shinde who represents Kalyan Lok Sabha seat called on Railway Minsister Piyush Goyal demanding the name change


In the month of October, Uttar Pradesh cabinet approved the name change of Allahabad to Prayagraj. Since then, ministers of various parties and states started demanding name change of railway stations. 

Recently, Shiv Sena MP Shrikant Shinde, who represents Kalyan Lok Sabha seat, called on Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday and demanded to change the name of Mumbai LTT-Haridwar Express to Jhulelal. 

According to the MP, throughout the year, Sindhis consider Haridwar a sacred place and members of the community keep visiting the temple town for various religious events. The Mumbai (LTT)–Haridwar superfast express be named after Bhagwan Jhulelal, the Ishta Dev of Sindhis, said Shinde.  

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The Sena leader stated that more than four lakh Sindhis from Ulhasnagar in Thane district visit Haridwar every year for various festivals and religious functions.  

He also requested the Railways minister to provide a halt for LTT-Gorakhpur Express at Kalyan terminus for the convenience of north Indian residents of nearby areas like Diva, Kalyan, Dombivli, Bhiwandi, Shahad, Murbad, Badlapur, Amberanth, Ulhasnagar etc.