Finally, centre has approved Karnataka state government’s proposal to rename
Renaming the cities to its original name has been an old phenomenon, not only in
Most of the change in names of the cities of the world from the original ones can be attributed to the British, as they renamed several of them in their colonial empire for their easy pronunciation. Like in Karnataka, we have Coorg for Kodagu, Shimoga for Shivamogga and Kaup for Kapu. In
Whatever may be the opinion against the renaming of the cities people get used to the new names over a course of time. As it is the case with most Indian cities too like Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkota.
But interesting to note is the effect of changing the names of roads in the city. It is here the name change has less impact. People use the old names only to refer to the now renamed roads. For example, did you ever notice that in