Gurgaon officially becomes Gurugram

Q.  Union Government has changed the name of which city in NCR?
- Published on 29 Sep 16

a. Noida
b. Greater Noida
c. Indirapuram
d. Gurgaon

ANSWER: Gurgaon
Gurgaon officially becomes GurugramUnion government has approved the change of the name from Gurgaon to Gurugram
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on 27th Sept 2016 announced the city and district of Gurgaon will now be known as Gurugram.
  • Gurgaon is also called the Millennium City
  • It is recognised globally and nationally as a business and corporate hub
  • Haryana decided to rename Gurgaon as Gurugram in April 2016
  • Mewat is being renamed Nuh as well
  • Decision was taken on the basis of representations by people
  • City’s name change stems from a proposal by the municipal corporation in 2012

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