West Bengal: Hindu Jagran Manch Protests Move 💪 to Rename State as Bangla 😱

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The Hindu Jagran Manch on Saturday protested against the decision to rename West Bengal as 'Bangla'.

This move comes after the Assembly passed a resolution to rename the state as 'Bangla' in three languages - Bengali, English and Hindi.

Around 50 people had gathered at Esplanade and raised slogans against the state government for around an hour.

"It is an attempt to create a Bangladesh here. They want to erase history and we are completely against it," said Vivek Singh, a HJM member.

Members of the right-wing outfit said they felt there is no justification to rename a state only to climb the alphabetical sequence of state names.

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