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What's in a Name (Change)?

Drapsey 2023-09-05 14:13:22 

India Could Soon Change Its Name to ‘Bharat’: Report

The government of India may attempt to change the official name of the nation to “Bharat,” according to a report, after a row erupted in the country over G20 Summit invitations. The dinner invitations sent to foreign leaders on behalf of Indian President Droupadi Murmu referred to her as “President of Bharat,” using the Hindi name for India. Members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling BJP party supported the move, though opposition politicians have questioned its purpose and even linked it to a newly-formed opposition called the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA). “It has just been a few weeks since we named our alliance as INDIA and BJP has started sending invitations with ‘Republic of Bharat’ instead of ‘Republic of India,’” tweeted Manoj Jha, a leader of the Rashtriya Janata Dal party of Bihar state. On Tuesday, the Indian news channel Times Now reported that Modi’s government is “likely” to bring a resolution to officially rename India as Bharat during a special parliamentary session later this month, but the move has not yet been confirmed.

What's going on here, Jeremy?

JayMor 2023-09-05 14:38:52 

In reply to Drapsey

An opportunity for another opposition party to form: Big Hearted And Robust Alliance Time. big grin


Drapsey 2023-09-05 14:59:40 

In reply to JayMor

Following the success of the renaming initiatives for cities like Bombay, Madras, etc., why not try a thing with renaming the entire country to something truly representative of the majority religion, Hinduism?

Afterall, Hinduism is the world's largest religion. This could go a long way to establish Hindia the true world leaders as Modi endeavors.

Jumpstart 2023-09-05 15:28:56 

In reply to Drapsey

you realize that totally undermines the entire concept of the nation state eh. its not the same as renaming cities

Drapsey 2023-09-05 15:38:53 

In reply to Jumpstart

Just trying to give Jeremy some ammo once he decides to show up.

Jumpstart 2023-09-05 15:47:40 

In reply to Drapsey

lol lol lol lol lol
the lord will bless you. we should always try to help a brother in need. while you're at it, look up some counseling services as well

JayMor 2023-09-06 01:32:51 

Palki Sharma on the topic.


pooranian 2023-09-06 13:28:20 

Brilliant Modiji lol