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Changing English spelling of five districts of the country

Changing English spelling of five districts of the country. The government is making changes to match with the Bengali name.

The proposal will be presented at the meeting of the National Implementation Committee (NICAR) meeting on the administrative reorganization of the Prime Minister’s Office on Monday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will preside at the meeting.

The districts are Chittagong, Barisal, Comilla, Bogra and Jessore.

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Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam told reporters on Thursday that there are some contradictions in the name of five districts in the English spelling. To get rid of this, a proposal is being raised at the NICAR meeting.

Currently the English spelling of Chittagong is made in Chittagong, Comilla spelling of Comilla, Barisal spelling Barisal, Jessore spelling Jessore and Bogra spelling Bogra.

According to the cabinet division, instead of Chittagong it will be Chattagram, Comilla will be Kumilla, Barisal to Barishal, Jessore to Jashore and Bogra are going to be meeting nicer for approval to offer Bogura.

It is to be noted that the decision to form new administrative division, district, upazila and thanas was taken in NICAR meeting. The Prime Minister is the convener of this committee.

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