Name changes of places in news

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  • In the last one year about 25 name changes have been consented by the Government. Several are pending.
Old Name New Name State
Rajahmundry Rajamahendravaram Andhra Pradesh
Outer Wheeler Island A.P.J Abdul Kalam Island Odisha
Arikkod Areekode Kerala
Pindari Pandu-Pindara Haryana
Samphur Sanphure Nagaland
Landgewadi Narsinhagaon Maharashtra
Gari Sampla Ch. Sir Chhotu Ram Nagar Haryana
Khatu Kalan Village Bari Khatu Rajasthan
Mihgawan Chhakka Mihgawan Sarkar Madhya Pradesh
Mihgawan Tilia Mihgawan Ghat Madhya Pradesh
Shukratal Khadar Sukhthirth Khadar Uttar Pradesh
Shukratal Bangar Sukhthirth Bangar Uttar Pradesh
  • The name changes of West Bengal to Bangla, Allahabad to Prayagraj and Faizabad to Ayodhya is pending.