Gurugram: After the state government renamed India’s corporate hub and rising metropolitan city Gurgaon to
‘Gurugram’, residents of the city have come up with mixed reactions.
While justifying Haryana government’s stand, a spokesman said, “Since long, the people of the area had been demanding that Gurgaon be renamed as Gurugram."
"Haryana is a historic land of the Bhagwat Gita and Gurgaon had been a centre of learning. It had been known as Gurgaon since the times of Guru Dronacharya. Gurgaon was a great center of education where the princes used to be provided education.
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Residents of the city demanded that Gurgaon be renamed as Gurugram: Haryana Government
Representations received at several fora that it would be appropriate to rename Gurgaon as Gurugram, according to an official spokesman of the government.
Haryana is a historic land of the Bhagwat Gita and Gurgaon had been a centre of learning.
It had been known as Gurgaon since the times of Guru Dronacharya. Gurgaon was a great center of education where the princes used to be provided education.
The village was given as gurudakshina to him by his students - the Pandavas - and hence it came to be known as Guru-gram, which in course of time is said to have got distorted to Gurgaon.
Gurgaon is a city just southwest of New Delhi in northern India. It’s known as a financial and technology hub. The Kingdom of Dreams is a large complex for theatrical shows. Sheetala Mata Mandir is an orange-and-white-striped Hindu temple. The Vintage Camera Museum showcases cameras and prints spanning a century. West of the city, Sultanpur National Park is home to hundreds of bird species.
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