Renaming West Bengal(Search results - 2)
IndiaSep 18, 2019, 6:47 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee meets PM Modi; calls it apolitical, insists on rechristening West Bengal as Bangla
West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee met PM Modi today. Though details of the meeting have not been revealed, Banerjee said that they discussed the issue of renaming West Bengal.
IndiaOct 19, 2018, 7:44 PM IST
'Bangla' may be taken for Bangladesh, Modi govt tells Bengal, rejects name change
The Union Home Ministry has written a letter to the ministry of external affairs (MEA) in this regard, stating that renaming West Bengal to Bangla sounds similar to Bangladesh. This might lead to confusion in the international arena over Bangla and Bangladesh, it said.