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The History Behind Pune's Name

Most Punekars tend to correct anyone who refers to Pune as ‘Poona’. But, how many of us really know how the city got its name?


Pune or Poona – What's in a Name?

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” This was ole Will Shakespeare’s take on the matter, but then he didn’t have the likes of Arvind Kejriwal to contend with, who deftly deflects the junta’s attention from more pressing matters by raising syaapas where none exist.