Haryana’s Trump village: Govt says name change not allowed but villagers insist on it

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jul 21, 2017, 12.03 PM (IST) A village in Haryana, Marora in Mewat, renamed itself “Trump Village”, reportedly to honour the friendship between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, The Indian Express reports. The village was renamed because another village within 30 kilomtres had the same… Read more »

Haryana village presses for name change: Trump gave us identity

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The change, however, was shortlived. Ten days later, the district administration removed the new signboard, saying the rules for changing a village’s name had not been followed. “Permission was not sought before changing the name. As per the rulebook, this cannot be done,” says Mani Ram Sharma. Written by Shradha Chettri | Mewat | Updated: July 21, 2017… Read more »

After naming row, US President aide visits ‘Trump Village’

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Bagish Jha| TNN | Jul 19, 2017   GURUGRAM: Marora’s on and off relationship with the United State and its president continues. It had suddenly shot into international fame last month as ‘Trump Village’ after a well-publicised function where it was renamed after US president. But within days, posters declaring the new name, alongside cutouts of a smiling… Read more »

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TRUMP VILLAGE (HARYANA), JULY 18 (UNI):- Puneet Ahluwalia, Member of Trump Asian Pacefic American Advisory Committee of Ruling Republican Party, America, visiting after inaugurating newly constructed toilets during his visit at Marora at Trump Village, (A village dedicated to India-America Friendship), in Nuhu District Haryana on Tuesday. Marora at Trump village adopted for devlopment by… Read more »

Indian Residents Celebrate ‘Trump Village’ After Officials Said They Couldn’t

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WORLD GRACE CARR / 07/18/2017 A toilet charity that renamed an Indian village after President Donald Trump held a ceremony Tuesday to celebrate the naming, contrary to the wishes of Indian officials. The Sulabh International charity unofficially named the village “Trump Sulabh Village,” and the organization is dedicated to building simple pit toilets across the country for free in an effort to increase better… Read more »

Indian village named after U.S. president

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Source: Xinhua| 2017-06-25 Editor: Liangyu NEW DELHI, June 25 (Xinhua) — A little-known tiny village near the Indian capital has been named after U.S. President Donald Trump. Marora, the Muslim-dominated village in the northern state of Haryana’s Mewat district and some 80 km from Delhi, was given the name Trump village by a well-known Indian toilet… Read more »

Toilet charity gets Indian village to take on Trump name

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Asia & Pacific By Vaishnavee Sharma | AP June 23 at 5:16 PM MARODA, India — A charity that provides toilets to poor Indians is leading an effort to rename a tiny northern village after President Donald Trump, saying the gesture is meant to honor relations with the U.S. and draw support for better sanitation in India. The new… Read more »

Toilet Charity Plans to Rename Indian Village After President Trump – TIME

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INDIA Vaishnavee Sharma / AP Jun 23, 2017 (MARODA, India) — A toilet charity is leading an effort to rename a tiny north Indian village after President Donald Trump, saying the gesture is meant to honor relations with the U.S. and draw support for better sanitation in India. The new name, Trump Sulabh Village, is… Read more »

Toilet charity wants to rename Indian village after Trump, but it’s for a good cause

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BY NICOLE GALLUCCI During Donald Trump’s first few months in office he’s unexpectedly inspired a great deal of bathroom-related discussion, ranging from urine-themed jokes to trademarked Trump toilet paper. But the latest association between the U.S. President and toilets comes from a charity effort that hopes to provide a small village in northern India with… Read more »

Trump Village unveiled ahead of Modi’s US trip – The Asian Age

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AFP / Published : Jun 24, 2017 The symbolic gesture comes just days before Mr Modi’s first meeting with Mr Trump this weekend at the White House. Marora: A rural Indian settlement with little electricity or running water renamed itself Trump Village on Friday in an unusual gesture to the American President ahead of Prime Minister Narendra… Read more »