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Evaluating Two Timezones and Daylight Saving Time for India

  title={Evaluating Two Timezones and Daylight Saving Time for India},
  author={Vikram Aggarwal},
Recently, there has been considerable debate on redefining Indian Standard Time (IST). The suggestions include splitting the country into two timezones, while perhaps introducing daylight saving time (DST). We argue that the IST should remain unchanged. The arguments are centred around India’s geography, nation building and practical concerns. The most compelling reason offered in favour of a new IST is better utilization of the power grid. We argue that the issue of timezones or DST and that… Expand

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