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Not Just Gurgaon. These States, Cities, Roads Were Also Renamed Earlier

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| April 13 , 2016 , 13:25 IST
Not Just Gurgaon. These States, Cities, Roads Were Also Renamed EarlierGurgaon, the millennium city, will now be called Gurugram. This decision has been taken by Haryana government on Tuesday, saying the decision has been taken on the basis of the representations received at several fora that it would be appropriate to rename Gurgaon as Gurugram. To all those who feel Gurgaon lost its swag, with the new name, we will say this is not the first one. Many other states, cities, and roads in India have been through this change. Check out the list here: STATES From                     To   ORISSA                   ODISHA (2011) UTTARANCHAL         UTTARAKHAND (2007) CITIES From                      To BOMBAY                 MUMBAI (1995) MADRAS                 CHENNAI (1996) CALCUTTA               KOLKATA (2001) BANGALORE            BENGALURU (2007) ROADS IN DELHI From                            To AURANGJEB ROAD         DR APJ ABDUL KALAM ROAD ALLENBY ROAD              DR BISHAMBAR DAS MARG ALBUQUERQUE ROAD     TEES JANUARY MARG BAIRD ROAD                BANGLA SAHIB MARG KING GEORGE’S AVENUE      RAJAJI MARG RATENDONE ROAD         AMRITA SHERGIL MARG CIRCULAR ROAD             JAWAHAR LAL NEHRU MARG CLIVE ROAD                THYAGARAJA MARG CURZON LANE               BALWANT RAI MEHTA LANE CURZON ROAD               KASTURBA GANDHI MARG HARDINGE AVENUE         TILAK MARG