DEEPTI SAXENA DEHRADUN, APR 14 (PTI)
What’s in a name? In the hilly terrains of Uttaranchal, politics over change of name of the state to Uttarakhand is not just for namesake. It is much more.
Despite being a highly emotive issue, politics of changing of name of Uttaranchal to Uttarakhand has now entered a deadlock.
Nevertheless, with the assembly elections just a few months away, the shrill over the issue is growing gradually in the political circles.
Though the Uttaranchal assembly has passed a resolution for changing the name to Uttarakhand, a bill on the issue has not seen the light of the day in Parliament. [more]