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Why Gurgaon now Gurugram?


An official spokesman said the decision to change the name was taken on the basis of the representations received in numerous fora that it would be suitable to rename Gurgaon as ‘Gurugram’. Haryana is a famous land founded mention in the Bhagwat Gita and Gurgaon had been a centre of knowledge. Gurgaon, as per the official website, derived its name from the name of Guru Dronacharya, the master of archery in the Mahabharata who taught the Pandavas. The village was given to him as gurudakshina (fee), and therefore it came to be known as Gurugram, which in the course of time got distorted to Gurgaon.

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