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Allahabad: Metropolis in Uttar Pradesh, India
Allahabad, officially known as Prayagraj, also known as Ilahabad, is a metropolis in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of the Allahabad district—the most populous district in the state and 13th most populous district in India—and the Allahabad division. The city is the judicial capital of Uttar Pradesh with the Allahabad High Court being the highest judicial body in the state. As of 2011, Allahabad is the seventh most populous city in the state, thirteenth in Northern India and thirty-sixth in India, with an estimated population of 1.53 million in the city. In 2011 it was ranked the world's 40th fastest-growing city. Allahabad, in 2016, was also ranked the third most liveable urban agglomeration in the state and sixteenth in the country. Hindi is the most widely spoken language in the city.

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Urdu poets' names changed from 'Allahabadi' to 'Prayagraj' a 'mistake' | Oneindia News [Video]

Urdu poets' names changed from 'Allahabadi' to 'Prayagraj' a 'mistake' | Oneindia News

Renowned Urdu poets with Allahabadi in their surnames were changed to Prayagraj on the UP government website. Officials say it was a mistake. #UrduPoets #Prayagraj #Allahabad

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PM Modi in Prayagraj makes massive pro-women push ahead of polls |  Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi in Prayagraj makes massive pro-women push ahead of polls | Oneindia News

As UP gears up for election, PM Modi is on a spree of visits to the state and his latest in Prayagraj comes with a massive pro-women push. Watch to know what happened. #WomenEmpowerment #UPwomen..

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Ganga Expressway: Delhi to Prayagraj in 6-7 hours only | Know all | Oneindia News [Video]

Ganga Expressway: Delhi to Prayagraj in 6-7 hours only | Know all | Oneindia News

PM Modi lays the foundation stone of Ganga Expresssway in UP's Shahjahanpur today. This 594 km long expressway is touted to be UP's longest and India's second longest. Know all aout the Ganga..

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