Question :

What is the new name of Aurangabad district in Maharashtra?


A) Sambhaji Nagar
B) Dharashiv
C) Dhule
D) Satara

Answer : A

Description :


The name of Aurangabad District in Maharashtra has been changed to Sambhaji Nagar. The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb invaded the Deccan in 1653 and had set up his capital in the city, which he renamed Aurangabad. Shiv Sena Supremo Balasaheb Thackeray had announced the renaming of Aurangabad to Sambhaji Nagar in 1988. The move of renaming Aurangabad came amid the ongoing political crisis in Maharashtra.


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