Name changes of places in news

  • In the last one year about 25 name changes have been consented by the Government. Several are pending.
Old NameNew NameState
RajahmundryRajamahendravaramAndhra Pradesh
Outer Wheeler IslandA.P.J Abdul Kalam IslandOdisha
ArikkodAreekodeKerala
PindariPandu-PindaraHaryana
SamphurSanphureNagaland
LandgewadiNarsinhagaonMaharashtra
Gari SamplaCh. Sir Chhotu Ram NagarHaryana
Khatu Kalan VillageBari KhatuRajasthan
Mihgawan ChhakkaMihgawan SarkarMadhya Pradesh
Mihgawan TiliaMihgawan GhatMadhya Pradesh
Shukratal KhadarSukhthirth KhadarUttar Pradesh
Shukratal BangarSukhthirth BangarUttar Pradesh
  • The name changes of West Bengal to Bangla, Allahabad to Prayagraj and Faizabad to Ayodhya is pending.

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