Government and its Naamkaran Ceremonies: Understanding the Procedure of Renaming of States and Cities in India

This post was re-published by Live Law on 25.12.2018. It can be accessed here. ‘Naamkaran’ is the ceremony when a new born is bestowed with a name by her/his parents. This name then becomes her/his identity and follows her/him for all his life. Although people do change their name, the occurrence is rare. Several state …

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