Renaming Gurgaon as Gurugram is a exercise in pure superficiality: Congress
Congress on Tuesday pooh-poohed Haryana government's decision to rename Gurgaon as Gurugram, and dismissed the move as an 'exercise in pure superficiality'.
New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday pooh-poohed Haryana government's decision to rename Gurgaon as Gurugram, and dismissed the move as an "exercise in pure superficiality".
"Renaming Gurgaon, which has an International branding, is an exercise in pure superficiality. BJP Govt should create essential infrastructure", party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala tweeted.
Surjewala, who is party MLA in Haryana and a former minister from there, also frowned upon changing the name of Mewat district.
"Changing name of Mewat Distt in Hry depicts that BJP Govt has no comprehension of sacrifice, valour & nationalistic fervour of 'Mewatis'", he said in another tweet.
The government also decided to rename Mewat district as Nuh, its district headquarters.
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