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Shakespeare was wrong: Names do matter in India’s election season

Elections for the Lok Sabha, lower house of India’s Parliament, are not far away, and it seems that names have assumed much significance this election season. A recent example is the Uttar Pradesh government’s decision to rename Allahabad as Prayagraj. Uttar Pradesh is the most politically significant state, sending 80 members of Parliament to the […]

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