Talk:McLeod Ganj

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Propose renaming the article from 'McLeod Ganj' to 'McLeodGanj' for consistency with spelling of other Indian place names[edit]

It is customary in India for place names that end with the suffix 'ganj' (Hindi: गंज) (which is commonly translated in English as 'neighbourhood') to be rendered as one word. Well-known examples include Paharganj (in Delhi).

In common English usage, both 'McLeodGanj' and 'McLeod Ganj' are in circulation, but the former is preferred. As of Feb 2012, Googling "mcleodganj" -"mcleod ganj" produces 2,920,000 results, whereas the opposite ("mcleod ganj" -"mcleodganj") produces only 2,260,000 results. Not exactly a landslide, but it does favour the single-word spelling by nearly 700,000.

Thus, I propose renaming this article from 'McLeod Ganj' to 'McLeodGanj' for consistency with spelling of other Indian place names and with the mainstream English language usage.

Any comments? I LOVE MCLEOD GANJ AND IT IS VERY NICE PLACE FOR EVERY PEOPLE AND I AM SO HAPPY THAT I WAS BORN IN MCLEOD GANJ......YOU CAN NEVER EVER FIND LIKE MCLEOD GANJ PLACE IN WHOLE OVER THE WORLD...VISIT IT... — Preceding unsigned comment added by 112.110.128.141 (talk) 21:48, 22 July 2012 (UTC)

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