NEW DELHI/ KOLKATA: The Centre Wednesday instructed Rajya Sabha that it has no longer but given its nod to commerce the establish of West Bengal to ‘Bangla’ as proposed by the yell executive following which chief ministerMamata Banerjeedashed off a letter to Top MinisterNarendra Modifor expediting the matter.
Union minister of yell for residence Nityanand Rai in a written response to a ask from MPRitabrata Banerjeetalked about the Centre has no longer cleared the establish ‘Bangla’ for West Bengal.
Changing a yell’s establish requires a constitutional amendment and it is done after contemplating all linked components, he talked about.
On July 26 final 300 and sixty five days, the
West Bengal assembly had handed a resolution
unanimously to commerce the establish of the yell to ‘Bangla’ within the three most-spoken languages — Bengali, Hindi and English — and had despatched the proposal to the dwelling ministry.
It instructed ‘Paschimbanga’ in 2011, but it modified into became down by the central executive.
In 2016,it proposed
‘Bengal’ in English, ‘Bangla’ in Bengali
and ‘Bangal’ in Hindi, which modified into also became down. One way or the other, it proposed the establish ‘Bangla’.
When the earlier proposals had been received, there modified into an objection from the central executive that instructed the establish ‘Bangla’ had similarity to Bangladesh and it will maybe even be refined to distinguish the 2 at world boards, a senior reliable privy to the dispositions talked about.
The 2018 proposal modified into also referred to the ministry of exterior affairs for its realizing.
The transfer to rename is aimed at hiking the alphabetical sequence of yell names in which West Bengal looks final within the list now.
A senior yell reliable talked about Banerjee requested the high minister to make the considered necessary to commerce the yell’s establish to ‘Bangla’.
The final time the establish of a yell modified into modified modified into in 2011, when Orissa became Odisha.
Bombay modified into renamed Mumbai in 1995, Madras as Chennai in 1996 and Calcutta as Kolkata in 2001.
The central executive had authorized establish changes for 11 cities in Karnataka, including that of Bangalore to Bengaluru, in 2014.
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