India: Glossary

The names of persons are given in the record in Hindi and in the usual English language form; names originating in contexts where other language forms are significant are given here in the respective languages (transliteration).
Cakravartī Rājagopālācārī : Chakravarti Rajagopalachari; Tamil: Cakravartti Rājakōpālāccāri
Rājendra Prasāda : Rajendra Prasad
Sarvapallī Rādhākṛṣṇan : Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan; Tamil: Carvapaḷḷi Rātākirṣṇaṉ
Jhākir Husain : Zakir Hussain Urdu: Zākir Ḥusayn
Varāhagirī Veṃkaṭa Girī : Varahagiri Venkata Giri
Muhammad Hidāyatullāh : Muhammad Hidayatullah; Urdu: Muḥammad Hidāyat Allāh
Fakharuddīn Alī Ahamada : Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed; Assamese: Phakaruddin Āli Āhamada; Urdu: Fakhr al-Dīn ‘Alī Aḥmad
Basappā Danāppā Jattī : Basappa Danappa Jatti; other languages (Bengali, Marathi): Basappa Dhanāppa/Ḍanāppā Jattī
Nīlam Saṃjīva Reḍḍī : Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
Śaṃkaradayāl Śarmā : Shankar Dayal Sharma
Koccerīl Rāman Nārāyaṇan : Kocheril Raman Narayanan; Malayalam: Kōcceril Rāman Nārāyaṇan
Jñanī Jhail Siṃha : Giani Zail Singh; Punjabi (Gurmukhi): Zail Siṃga
Rāmasvāmī Ayyar Veṃkaṭaramaṇ : Ramaswamy Iyer Venkataraman; Tamil: Rāmacvāmi Aiyar Veṅkaṭarāmaṉ
Avul Pakir Jainulā Abadīn Abdul Kalām : Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam; Tamil: Avul Pakīr Jeṉulāptīṉ Aptul Kalām; Urdu: Abū Bakr Zayn al-‘Ābidin ‘Abd al-Kalām
Pratibhā Devīsiṃha Pāṭil : Pratibha Devisingh Patil (née Pratibhā Pāṭil : Pratibha Patil)
Praṇaba Kumāra Mukharjī : Pranab Kumar Mukherjee; Bengali: Praṇaba Kumāra Mukhopādhyaya (usually compressed to Mukharjī)
Last updated on: 24 Aug 2012 11:25:33