The proposal to change name will be sent to centre after it gets a go-ahead by the West Bengal assembly
GN Bureau | August 3, 2016
What’s in a name? Well it can make you speak last in a meeting if one goes in the alphabetical order. This has irked West Bengal’s chief minister Mamata Banerjee too. Tired of speaking at the very end of meetings, the CM has proposed to change the state’s name to ‘Bengal’ in English and ‘Banga’ or ‘Bangla’ in Bengali.
"Bongo". Somewhere in Yorkshire, Godfrey Bloom is chuckling to himself. https://t.co/pcTTna2PaC— Shashank Joshi (@shashj) August 2, 2016
Bengal in English is fantastic & makes a great pair with Bangla the State & it's language Bangla Bhasha - but not BONGO PLEASEEEEEE— Babul Supriyo (@SuPriyoBabul) August 2, 2016
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