Row erupts after railways changes names of stations in Uttarakhand

In January this year, a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party had written to the Railways Ministry, asking why the names of railway stations in Uttarakhand were not written in Sanskrit. The letter was in context to a rule, which mandates the railway manual to have Sanskrit as the second official language on such signboards at railway stations in Uttarakhand. Following the letter, the railway's ministry has now decided to rename the stations in the state and the move has sparked a controversy. 

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