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Posted: Jul 10 2017 (15:29)
Last Response: Jul 10 2017 (21:31)
Commentary/Human InterestML/Mumbai Local -Jul 10 2017 (15:28) Changing names of Mumbai railway stations: Why it is a good move
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The recent changes in the names of two Mumbai railway stations has created a quite an uproar. First the name of Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) was changed to Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Elphinstone Road railway station’s name was changed to Prabhadevi railway station. The decisions to rename stations has been taken by the Maharashtra state government, which has Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena in alliance.
The decision to rename stations has not gone down well with many Mumbaikars, who are of the opinion that, it will create unnecessary trouble and the changes are only cosmetic. Why do we still have the colonial names of railway stations, when British ruled us for over 200 years? Mumbai has changed over the years...
Jul 10 2017 (15:29)
rdb*^ 31857 blog posts 416154 correct pred (82% accurate)
I support Dhaval Mehta..
Indian Express is stuck in time wrap of colonial past ,\
Name changing exercise is always cost involved low benefits exercise. Superficial or trying to hide the worse under the carpet of name change benfits none. Unless one can live just by the name and no effort
Jul 10 2017 (21:31)
Shivam~ 4730 blog posts 1173 correct pred (87% accurate)
It's not like the present govt has done nothing, i was going through series of articles on GST that being itself has brought massive change in Indian taxation and reduced a bit of load on Tax paying public, if they want a few names to be changed from colonial India then I don't see any real issue here, it can be said as sign of progress.
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