India, Dec. 5 -- The Dandupur railway station situated between Pratapgarh and Badshahpur on Lucknow-Varanasi rail section will now be named Maa Barahi Devi Dham.

The Union government has given its consent after which Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath gave his nod to the renaming of the railway station.

Giving this information on Twitter, the Chief Minister's Office posted that a notification would be issued in this regard after getting approval from the chief minister.

There has been a long-standing demand to change the name of Dandupur railway station in Raniganj tehsil of Pratapgarh.

Yogi Adityanath has initiated the process to give recognition to local religious and spiritual sites while respecting public aspirations.