What’s in a name? That which we call Allahabad or Gurgaon, by any other name wouldn’t be the same. When cities change names, it kinda dissociates people from their memories. While it is easy for politicians to change the names of cities, a lot of effort goes into adapting ourselves to these changes. 

This Reddit thread asked people to weigh in the feelings when their cities’ names were changed and it filled them with nostalgia.

– SabashChandraBose

– Elonq

– thoughtprotocol

– mr_opmerker

– Reddit_Ka_Jaat

– Axylius

– entropynil

– sondagsbarn-

– Kirket

– dr137

– Ilikemusic18

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