Since the 1947 partition, Bengal’s divide into ‘West Bengal’ and ‘East Bengal’ (Bangladesh) has highlighted the ‘West’ , prefixed to Bengal, as a residual and unwanted term. In fact, the entire eastern India till date has been pondering over the need of ‘West’ precedent to ‘Bengal’.
Well, Mamta’s cabinet has laid forward the proposal of ‘West Bengal’ being re-christened as ‘Bengal in English and ‘Bongo’ and ‘Bangla’ in Bengali. Although, legislative backing is yet to Social media is going full bonkers over this decision. So, lets add more fun to this hot-button.
- How could have Modi not flung a subtle jibe at her!
2. Is it time for the ‘Bingo’, instead of ‘rosogulla’?
3. This itself is self-explanatory.
4. Dada’s attitude. Ha-Ha
5. Innately intelligent Alia figures it out right this time.
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By Prerna Daga