Rani Kamlapati Railway Station is the new name for Habibganj Railway StationThe Habibganj Railway Station in Bhopal will be renamed as Rani Kamlapati Railway Station, a circular said. The new station will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister on November 15. The redeveloped station in Bhopal has been built on a cost of Rs 100 crore.

Rani Kamlapati was married to a Gond ruler and she was a protector of the state when her husband died.

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This renaming is also in accordance with the Indian government’s decision to celebrate November 15 as ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas’ in remembrance of Birsa Munda.

The government has planned a week-long celebration for the proud legacy of Scheduled Tribes in India. The Gond community forms a big chunk of the Scheduled Tribes population. 

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