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Ahmednagar District to be Named after Ahilyabai Holkar
- Marking the 298th birth anniversary of Maratha queen Ahilyabai Holkar on May 31, 2023, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde announced that his government would rename Ahmednagar after her.
- The Western Maharashtrian city will now be known as Ahilyanagar.
- Ahilyabai Holkar was born in Chaundi village of Ahmednagar district on May 31, 1725.