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Why name of Bombay changed to Mumbai?

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Asked by PSA, 17 Dec '12 11:32 am
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The name Mumbai is derived from Mumba or Maha-Ambathe name of the Koli goddess Mumbadeviand Aai, "mother" in the language of Marathi
Answered by Psycho, 17 Dec '12 11:42 am

 
  
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Agar priya Sharma PSA ho sakti hai toh Bombay Mumbai kyu nahi?
Answered by ankit shivam, 17 Dec '12 11:34 am

 
  
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The name Mumbai is derived from Mumba God
Answered by anantharaman, 17 Dec '12 01:41 pm

 
  
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Apnee hee bhasha mei apne sthan ko jaanne aur apnee hee bhasha ke prati prem ne videshi shabd kee dasta se mukti paane kee prabal ichchha ke kaaran mumbaikaro ne jis andolan ka ashray liya usee ka yah sad parinam hai. Isee prakar apnee hee maati kaa naam se videshi shabdo kee gandh ko tyagne ke liye chennai vasiyo aur Kolkata vasiyon ka prayas bhi usee ka prateek hai
Allahabad, Mizapur, dilli, Faridabad, Murshidabad, Ahmedabad jaise naamo ke sthan par kya shuddh prachin naam uplabdh nahi hai jo videshi atyachariyon ke dwara rakhe gaye naam abhi bhi chalaye jaarahe hain.
Answered by Om Shrivastava, 17 Dec '12 11:41 am

 
  
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Ask the Thackreys and Shiv Sena
Answered by gaurav, 17 Dec '12 11:41 am

 
  
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Its was originally named atfer godess Mumba devi the britishers name it bombay, as they couldnt say it well wid english assent, later Balashaeb Thakre got it changed to Mumbai
Answered by manvika, 17 Dec '12 11:40 am

 
  
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Usi tarah jaise aap PSA bane!!!
Answered by harshal kalangutkar, 17 Dec '12 11:36 am

 
  
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Coz we like MUMBAI more than BOMBAY
Answered by Incredible Abhi, 17 Dec '12 11:36 am

 
  
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Because it was its original name MUMB AI ( name of godess mumb aai (mother) , grametically its proper noun and can be written and read in its own form like our names
Answered by Ramesh Joshi, 17 Dec '12 11:35 am

 
  
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Khaali baitha baniya kya kare? Iss kothri ka dhaan uss kothri kare.
Kuchh aisi hi paristhiti thi Shiv Sena ki unn dino.
Answered by QueSera Sera, 17 Dec '12 11:35 am

 
  
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