Why is India on a renaming spree?

November 13, 2018

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose… by any other name would smell as sweet…” when William Shakespeare wrote these lines in the 16th century for his popular play “Romeo and Juliet”, he wouldn’t have imagined people debating the importance of “a name” in the 21st century and how it would become crucial to the identity of a nation which is over 2,000 years old.

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