Gurgaon will now be called Gurugram and Twitter had the most hilarious reactions
New Delhi: Haryana city Gurgaon has new name now, ‘Gurugram’. The government of Haryana took the decision today and in the official statement released by them said that the decision was taken on the basis of representations received across different forum.
The official spokesperson said that Gurgaon has been the land of learning since time immemorial. Said the spokesperson,
“Haryana is the historic land of Bhagwad Gita and Guragon has always been a centre of learning. It was referred to as Gurgaon since the times of Guru Dronacharya. It has been a really long time since people demanded the name change from Gurgaon to Gurugraam.”
Not only is Gurgaon’s name changed but Mewat, a district in Haryana, will be now called ‘Nuh’. The spokesperson said that people of the area and elected representatives suggested the name change.
As soon as the news broke, many took to Twitter to express their feelings. Many did not particularly like the idea of calling the development hub Gurugraam and came up with hilarious tweets. Here are a few of them to tickle your funny bones.
Gurgaon to be renamed as #Gurugram
In other news, Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad & Dwarka celebrated. They are no longer the sad cousins!
— Rashi Kakkar (@rashi_kakkar) April 12, 2016
#Gurugram? Really? So Noida just became a little cooler!
— Arunoday Mukharji (@ArunodayM) April 12, 2016
#Gurugram may have been OK a few decades ago, but wouldn't GuruKilo have been more appropriate now? Nuh ? Ok, then...
— Baijayant Jay Panda (@PandaJay) April 12, 2016
Shakespeare~ What's in a name?
— ruchi kokcha (@ruchikokcha) April 12, 2016
— ^^ BUTT€R SCOTCH ^^ (@onlyhetu) April 12, 2016
Did they announce a new name of Gurgaon or is it Akshay Kumar's next movie Awara pagal deewana 2 character name #Gurugram
— Akshay (@ComedyBanda) April 12, 2016
— Sachin Singh (@sachinsingh1010) April 12, 2016