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Rename Gateway of India as 'Bharat Dwaar', demands BJP MLA

Raj K Purohit said since every name is being changed to Hindi, hence this too should happen

IANS  |  Mumbai 

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker demanded on Wednesday that the landmark Gateway of India be renamed "Bharat Dwaar" as a fitting tribute to patriots, martyrs and freedom fighters. "The days of the British rule are over now and name of Bombay has been changed to Mumbai. Many railway stations have also been renamed, so the Gateway of India should now be renamed and called 'Bharat Dwaar' henceforth," demanded six-time legislator from south Mumbai Raj K. Purohit. The senior BJP leader said he had conducted informal discussions on this issues ...

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 21:38 IST
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