MP govt renames Bhopal’s Islam Nagar village as ‘Jagdishpur’ with immediate effect

The Madhya Pradesh government announced that Islam Nagar village, situated in the Bhopal district, has been renamed as Jagdishpur. On Wednesday, the MP administration, in an official release, declared the changes and mentioned the change in the name with immediate effect.

In the press note, the state government said the decision was conveyed by the central government’s ministry of home affairs. Also, it stated that the home ministry had issued the renaming on September 15, 2022.

Previously, in February 2021, the CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led government had renamed Hoshangabad as Narmadapuram and Nasrullahganj was renamed as Bhairunda.