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The Organisation In Charge Of Jammu And Kashmir's Lakes Has A Rather Unfortunate Name

Lawd(a) have mercy.

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Jammu and Kashmir has some of the most gorgeous lakes in India. Like, stunning.

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Look how beautiful.

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What is not beautiful, however, is the acronym of the committee in charge of them.

Don't be alarmed, LAWDA stands for Lakes And Waterways Development Authority.
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Don't be alarmed, LAWDA stands for Lakes And Waterways Development Authority.

For the uninitiated non-Hindi speakers:

LAWDA went massive after being exposed on Twitter earlier today.

Lakes and Waterways Development Authority. Doesn't look too good in headlines. https://t.co/zmj8uthKZb

Still better than this, though.