Gurgaon, the sprawling suburb outside Delhi dotted with skyscrapers and glistening malls, has undergone a change of name. It will now be called Gurugram.
The Haryana government on Tuesday announced the decision and said it was the result of a long pending demand of the municipal corporation. The Gurgaon Mayor said that the step would bring people closer to the ‘rich heritage’ that Gurgaon once had, but lost eventually due to rapid urbanisation.
As soon as this announcement was made, most people on social media went something like this:
This is how people are reacting to the Gurgaon sudden name change:
From good governance jokes to people thinking Gurugram is somehow connected to Instagram, we had it all.
(Content source: Twitter)