Update for Asia/Calcutta timezone
nichalp at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 17:49:50 UTC 2011
I seek to update the name of the Asia/Calcutta timezone (+0530 UTC).
Why Calcutta was chosen in 1970 when Calcutta was India's most most
- Calcutta has been renamed Kolkata (2001)
- Mumbai (formerly Bombay) overtook Calcutta as India's most populous
city (1991 census)
Note: Time in India is calculated from Mirzapur near the city of Allahabad.
I seek to change the name of the timezone to
- Asia/Mumbai (based on the most populous city) OR
- Asia/New Delhi (capital of India, second most populated, more centrally
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