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Indian People Renames Town to Snapdeal.com

Written on June 18, 2011 by Rudfer Tyron

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It’s not for cheap publicity but an act of gratitude.

A small village in India renamed its town into a very unusual name, Snapdeal.com Nagar (nagar means town). Snapdeal.com is an online coupon merchant that gathered $12million worth of fund and led the Groupon in India.

However, the stunt of renaming the town was not for cheap advertisement but a way of the villagers to thank Snapdeal.com for providing them with water facilities. The company installed manual pumps in the village to provide clean drinking for the people.

Snapdeal.com CEO Kunal Bahl mentioned that this is one of the many steps the company aims to take since they want to build a socially responsible organization.

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