There have been a lot of cities that got their name changed for various reasons. While there been hundreds of cities, we would talk only about the prominent ones. The latest in it is Prayagraj which was previously known as Allahabad. People keep saying the older name as they are accustomed to it, and the new name seriously takes a while. Many of the people do not like that they change the name of the cities, and in that grudge they do not even use the new name.
Well, whether you use it or not you will definitely know what is the name of the city at present. Let us start from the city that is nearest to the capital of the country.
Old Name: Gurgaon New Name: Gurugram Year of Change: 2016
Old Name: Bangalore New Name: Bengaluru Year of Change: 2006
Old Name: Bombay New Name: Mumbai Year of Change: 1996
Old Name: Trivandrum New Name: Thiruvanthapuram Year of Change: 1991