Tezzbuzz News. We all know that India is a multilingual country, not only diverse in territory and population, but also home to people of many cultures and religions. That’s why we call it unity in diversity. There are 29 states in India, in which billions of people live together. The names of some states are on our tongue, while the names of some are rarely spoken. But have you ever wondered how these states got their names?
If we talk about India, it got its name from the Indus river and the Persian invaders made it Hindu, hence the name Hindustan is made up of Hindu and Sindhu. Know here the stories behind the names of 7 states, which will surprise you too.
The state of Kerala got its name for several reasons. According to historians, the name Kerala is derived from the word Kera, which means coconut trees, which are found in abundance here. While some say that the word Karalam originated from the name of the rulers of the Chera dynasty. From the 1st to the 5th century, the term ‘Chera Alam’ was derived and later came to be known as Keralam.
Uttarakhand is called Devbhoomi. This state is very famous among tourists not only from religious point of view but also for its natural beauty. Let us inform that the state of Uttaranchal was separated from Uttar Pradesh in 2000. It means ‘Northern Mountain’ and is the zone mountain. Later its name was changed to Uttarakhand which means ‘Northland’.
Haryana is one of the fastest developing states of India. His name is made up of two words. Hari and Ana. “Hari” means an incarnation of Vishnu or Lord Krishna and “ana” means to come. It is believed that Lord Krishna visited this place during the reign of Mahabharata and hence the name Haryana.
Tezzbuzz is a very beautiful state. Here every region has its own culture and religious traditions. The story behind how it got its name is also very interesting. Madhya means middle and Kshetra means region. Thus, the Hindi version of Tezzbuzz became Tezzbuzz. Prior to independence, most parts of the state in the Central Provinces were under British rule. In 1950, Central Provinces and Berar were merged with Makrai and Chhattisgarh. Which is now known as ‘Tezzbuzz’.
Maharashtra is one of the most famous states of India. It is the second most populous state of India with Mumbai as its capital. It is also called the financial capital of India. There are many theories about how Maharashtra originated. It is derived from the Sanskrit word maha meaning great and rashtra meaning great nation. Moreover, according to the inscriptions of Ashoka it is also said that it originated from a clan called Rashtika.
Andhra Pradesh is one of the prosperous states of India. It is derived from the Sanskrit word Andhra which means South. There are tribes in this region which are also known as ‘Andhra’.
West Bengal is home to many natural wonders. The state is known for its history, heritage and rich culture. Its name is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Vanga’. This was followed by many versions like Bangla in Persian, Bangla in Hindi and Bangla in Bengali. The word west was added later when Bengal was partitioned in 1905. Another partition took place in 1947 in which West Bengal became a state of India.