List of renamed Indian public places

Ever since the British left India in 1947, many cities, streets, places, and buildings throughout India were assigned new Indian names. Certain "old" names, however, continue to be popular.Renamed or respelledStates East Punjab to Punjab (change effective from 26 January 1950; state later trifurcated into modern-day Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab under the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966; Chandigarh becomes a Union Territory and the shared capital city of Punjab and Haryana) United Provinces to Uttar Pradesh (change effective from 26 January 1950) Hyderabad to Andhra Pradesh (change effective from 1 November 1956; the state was divided again in 2014 with original left out Hyderabad State as Telangana. Andhra region which was merged from Madras state now remains Andhra Pradesh) Travancore-Cochin to Kerala (change effective from 1 November 1956) Madhya Bharat to Madhya Pradesh (change effective from 1 November 1959) Madras State to Tamil Nadu (change effective from 14 January 1969) Mysore to Mysuru (change effective from 1 November 1973) Uttaranchal to Uttarakhand (change effective from 1 January 2007) Orissa to Odisha (official as of November 2011) West Bengal to Paschim Banga (approved by West Bengal state legislature during September 2011) Assam to Asom (renamed in response to an appeal made by Assamese litterateur and former president of the Assam Sahitya Sabha, Chandra Prasad Saikia by Minister of State for Planning and Development.)
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List of renamed Indian public places

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Found: 13.07.2015


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