Monday, October 27, 2014

List of 12 cities :renamed by their kannada pronunciation

The Centre approved the Karnataka government’s proposal to rename Belgaum as Belagavi on Friday.

Along with it, eleven other cities have also undergone a name change.

Bangalore - Bengaluru, Mangalore -Mangaluru, Bellary-Ballary, Bijapur-Vijaypura/Vijapura, Chikamagalur-Chikkamagalurru, Gulbarga-Kalaburagi, Mysore-Mysuru, Hospet-Hosapete, Shimoga - Shivamogga, Hubli-Hubballi and Tumkur-Tumakuru