Twitterati react to Cabinet changing names of high courts: ‘Mumbai is a name, Bombay a feeling’

The ever-opinionated bunch in Twitterverse were quick to react to the Cabinet renaming the 'Bombay, Madras and Chennai high courts', and they don't seem too happy with the rechristening.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 5, 2016 10:43 pm
cabinet reshuffle, high courts name change, mumbai high court, bombay high court, chennai high court, madras high court, kolkata high court, calcutta high court Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, ”from now on Calcutta High Court will be known as Kolkata HC, Bombay HC as Mumbai HC and Madras HC as Chennai HC.”

Hours (or shall we say minutes?) after the Union Cabinet reshuffle took place, the government announced a series of decisions including renaming of high courts in Kolkata, Bombay and Chennai.

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At a press conference after the Cabinet expansion, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, ”from now on Calcutta High Court will be known as Kolkata HC, Bombay HC as Mumbai HC and Madras HC as Chennai HC.”

This renaming comes within three months of Gurgaon being renamed as Gurugram. Unsurprisingly, the ever-opinionated bunch in Twitterverse were quick to react, and they don’t seem too happy with the rechristening.

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