[Talk-in] Use of official names for cities

Arun Ganesh 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:
> http://www.dharwad.nic.in/
> http://shimoga.nic.in/
> http://www.hdmc.gov.in/
> http://www.mysore.nic.in/
>
> 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?
>>> Regards,
>>> Ishan
>>>
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