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English spelling of five dist names to be changed soon

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29 March, 2018 21:49 PM



English spelling of five dist names to be changed soon

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In a bid to match with the Bengali spelling, the government has taken initiatives to change the English spelling of five district names soon.

The National Implementation Committee for Administrative Reform (NICAR) is set to place a proposal in this connection in the upcoming meeting to be held on Monday.

The meeting is scheduled to be held at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on the day with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, cabinet division sources have confirmed this on Thursday.

The cabinet division sources said, the districts’ names to be changed are –Chittagong, Comilla, Barisal, Jessore and Bogra while Chattagram, Kumilla, Barishal, Jashore and Bogura will respectively be the newly spelt words for the names of five districts.


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