Kolkata, July 26: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has decided to change the name of the state from West Bengal to Bangla.
It is interesting to note that CM Mamata Banerjee has decided to change the name of the state as the Lok Sabha election is approaching. Earlier the change of name was under discussion and had been put on hold for a brief period. Now TMC itself has brought in a bill to make the change of name.
In today’s Assembly discussion, West Bengal Government has brought in the Bill to change the name of the state to “Bangla”. To this along with TMC, other independent candidate too have supported.
If the Home Ministry approves this decision, the name of West Bengal will officially become ‘Bangla’.