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President of India: Government's G20 invite from 'Bharat' sparks row
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President of India: Government's G20 invite from 'Bharat' sparks row A row has broken out in India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government used the term "Bharat" in an official invite for the G20 Summit being sent on behalf of the president. Bharat is the Hindi name for India. The dinner i
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The Indian government's use of the term "Bharat" in an official invite for the G20 Summit has sparked controversy. Bharat is the Hindi name for India, and there have been reports that the government is considering officially changing the country's name to Bharat. While some ruling party members support the move, opposition leaders have questioned its purpose. The use of Bharat in the invite comes after the chief of the BJP's ideological mentor, RSS, stated that the country should be called Bharat. India is hosting this year's G20 summit in Delhi from 9-10 September.

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  • President of India: Government's G20 invite from 'Bharat' sparks row
  • A row has broken out in India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government used the term "Bharat" in an official invite for the G20 Summit being sent on behalf of the president. Bharat is the Hindi name for India. The dinner invitation from President Droupadi Murmu to foreign leaders attending the summit describes her as "President of Bharat"....

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