India likely to rename West Bengal as ‘Bangla’ or ‘Banga’ — NEWSJET


The chief minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee’s cabinet approved a resolution on Tuesday to call the state, actually located in eastern India, “Bengal” in English – one of India’s official languages.State lawmakers would also get to choose between the Bengali names “Bangla” or “Bonga”, said state minister Partha Chatterjee.The feisty Banerjee, 61, had complained that […]

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