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
14.PalakkadPalghat
15.Dr. Ambedkar NagarMhow
16.KollamQuilon
17.AluvaAlwaye
#Modern NameAncient Name
18.AllahabadPrayag
19.PeshawarPurushapura
20.PatnaPatliputra
21.HyderabadBhagyanagar
22.GuwahatiPragjyotishpura
23.BidarMuhammadabad
24.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