Bangalore or Bengaluru

Thanks to my english professor that you find me writing this prompt. It’s been only one and a half years since I came to Bangalore. Just after I few months I arrived, officially the city’s name changed to Bengaluru. Bangalore sounds fancy, the name sort of reflects the city’s cosmopolitanism. But Bengaluru sounds quite traditional. Actually, that’s what the government wanted. Kannada speaking state capital should sound Kannadiga. The people wanted the name changed for a long time, it was Bengaluru for them since quite some time. But I wasn’t here then. What I see now, whether it’s a cosmopolitan … Continue reading Bangalore or Bengaluru