Proposed Renaming of ‘India’ to ‘Bharat’ Causes Political Deliberations

  • The Narendra Modi-led government is considering a proposal in a Parliament special session to rename India as ‘Bharat’.
  • The proposal followed G20 Summit invites reading ‘The President of Bharat’ instead of ‘President of India’, which sparked a Congressional vs BJP debate.
  • Congress MP Pramod Tiwari suggested the BJP fears the term ‘India’, while BJP members argue the term ‘Bharat’ represents the national essence better.
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