[Talk-in] Use of official names for cities
arun.planemad at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 15:04:23 GMT 2012
Those are nic sites :)
On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 8:32 PM, Ishan Chattopadhyaya <
ichattopadhyaya at gmail.com> wrote:
> Based on these official websites and the text therein, I felt that the
> official names are as they have it:
> However, I'm sure there must be some official government list of city
> names available somewhere.
> On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 7:36 PM, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I always look to wikipedia for reference as there are always more people
>> debating these things over there and reaching a consensus. Correct me if im
>> wrong, but i do think Shivamoga, Hubbali etc are the official names now.
>> Just like Bengaluru and Mysuru.
>> On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 7:05 PM, Ishan Chattopadhyaya <
>> ichattopadhyaya at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> It seems there are following inconsistencies:
>>> Official name, Name on the map
>>> Shimoga, Shivamoga
>>> Dharwad, Dharwada
>>> Hubli, Hubballi
>>> I think this is downright confusing for people who aren't aware of these
>>> alternate names. Shall we not try to stick to the official names (as per
>>> Govt. records) for these and plenty of other cities like these?
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