Mint Views | Will Yogi govt’s bid to change Agra’s name impact its brand value?20 Nov 2019
The Uttar Pradesh government has asked the Bhim Rao Ambedkar University to find out if the city of Agra where the Taj Mahal resides has an ancient name. This suggests the government is planning to rename it, as it did in the case of other cities such as Allahabad, which is now called Prayagraj. We debate if there is merit in the move or is it another attempt to remove the symbols of India’s Mughal history. Mint Views Daily Dispatch brings you scenes from the Mint edit table where ideas are mooted, discussed and debated before they make it to the coveted editorial page of the paper.