Old and New Names of Cities in India

#New NameOld Name
1.ChennaiMadras
2.KolkataCalcutta
3.MumbaiBombay
4.VadodaraBaroda
5.KozhikodeCalicut
6.KochiCochin
7.VaranasiBenares
8.ThoothukudiTuticorin
9.Kanya KumariCape Comorin
10.KalaburagiGulbarga
11.BelagaviBelgaum
12.JamshedpurSakchi
13.GurugramGurgaon
#Modern NameAncient Name
14.AllahabadPrayag
15.PeshawarPurushapura
16.PatnaPatliputra
17.HyderabadBhagyanagar
18.BidarMuhammadabad
19.Kalaburagi (Gulbarga)Ahsanabad

Nicknames of Indian Cities

CityNickname
JaisalmerGolden City
JaipurPink City
JodhpurSun City
BengaluruGarden City
LucknowCity of Nawabs
KutchFlamingo City
UdaipurLake City
KolkataCity of Palaces
BidarCity of Whispering Monuments