[Talk-in] Use of official names for cities

Anush Shetty anushshetty at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 03:33:29 GMT 2012


Aren't the names and codes used in census reports the best to go with?

Anush
On Feb 6, 2012 8:35 PM, "Arun Ganesh" <arun.planemad at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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