Kerala Assembly passes unanimous resolution to change state's name to 'Keralam'

The Kerala Assembly unanimously passed a resolution to change the state's name to 'Keralam.' Moved by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the resolution now awaits Centre's approval. A similar attempt last year was obstructed by technical issues.

Kerala Assembly passes unanimous resolution to change state's name to 'Keralam'

Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) In a rare instance of unanimity on the floor of the Kerala Assembly, the treasury and opposition benches unanimously passed a resolution moved by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday seeking to change the name from Kerala to 'Keralam'. 

The resolution will be sent to the Centre for approval now.