Surprise Surprise! On Tuesday, the Haryana government renamed the city of Gurgaon to “Gurugram” and Mewat as “Nuh”. The decision to change the name of Gurgaon as Gurugram has been taken on the basis of the representations received at several fora that it would be appropriate to rename Gurgaon as Gurugram.
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It is said that 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.
And Twitter thought it was all rather funny.
— Barsha Panda (@BarshaPanda) April 13, 2016
Good news for ladies. Now they can step out after 8 pm in Gurgaon. (Because it doesn’t exist.) — वरुण (@varungrover) April 12, 2016
How would like to be called collectively, people of Gurugram?
Gur naal ishq mitha oye hoye…
— Karthik Srinivasan (@beastoftraal) April 12, 2016
Just heard that Gurgaon has been renamed to ‘Don’t Come Here’. — Ashish Shakya (@stupidusmaximus) April 12, 2016
Gurgaon is now Gurugram? Congrats to all contract suppliers of stationery to Haryana Government…
— Kerala Paneer Forum (@sidin) April 12, 2016
“Gurugram” is how Sidhu orders cocaine — Rohan (@mojorojo) April 12, 2016
How to bend a spoon? There is no spoon.
How to solve Gurgaon’s problems? There is no Gurgaon.#Gurugram
— Mr. Tippler (@MrTippler) April 12, 2016
Gurgaon is the original latergram.
— scaryhairyman (@scaryhairyman) April 12, 2016
Can we please change the name of Haryana to ‘Bachaogram’? — Sahil Shah (@SahilBulla) April 12, 2016
Gurgaon’s name has been changed to Gurugram?!
What the heck man. Stole my idea of an Instagram like app where babajis could upload selfies.
— Akshar (@AksharPathak) April 12, 2016