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Now, High Court of Bombay, Calcutta and Madras will be known by these names

Almost two decades after the city of ‘Madras’ became ‘Chennai’, ‘Bombay’ became ‘Mumbai’ and Calcutta became Kolkata, the High Courts in all the three cities on Tuesday finally adopted the respective city names by the act of Parliament. 


Now, High Court of Bombay, Calcutta and Madras will be known by these names

New Delhi: Almost two decades after the city of ‘Madras’ became ‘Chennai’, ‘Bombay’ became ‘Mumbai’ and Calcutta became Kolkata, the High Courts in all the three cities on Tuesday finally adopted the respective city names by the act of Parliament. 

The government announced a series of decisions including renaming of high courts in Kolkata, Bombay and Chennai Hours soon after the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet reshuffle took place today.

Addressing a press conference, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "From now on Calcutta High Court will be known as Kolkata High Court, Bombay High Court as Mumbai High Court and Madras High Court as Chennai High Court.”

(Further details awaited)

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