On Tuesday, Haryana government decided to rename Gurgaon as Gurugram. The reason cited was that Guru Dronacharya used to live in the area and that the original name got distorted over time.
But, twitterati were not very happy with the change and here is how they reacted:
Actually they should have called it Mall Gram... #GurgaonToGurugram— ranjona banerji (@ranjona) April 13, 2016
The city's name now holds some weight, eh?#GurgaonToGurugram— Ashwin S Kumar (@ashwinskumar) April 13, 2016
Changing sentences is grammar. Changing state names is Guru-grammar.#GurgaonToGurugram— BakchodBegum (@bakchod_begum) April 13, 2016
#GurgaonToGurugram. Waiting Telangana to Telegram, Sonipat to Sonogram Kerala to Kilogram and India will be renamed as Instagram— Rohit Malhotra (@rohitmalhotra59) April 13, 2016
Because of course the name is what's wrong with the place and needs to be solved for!! #GurgaonToGurugram— Neha (@nomadic_dreams) April 12, 2016