India vs Bharat: PM Modi's Nameplate at G20 Summit Opening reads 'Bharat'

PM Modi's decision to use "Bharat" at the G20 Summit is a significant gesture that is likely to have a major impact on the way the country is perceived internationally.

India vs Bharat: PM Modi's Nameplate at G20 Summit Opening reads 'Bharat'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the opening remarks of the G20 Summit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nameplate at the opening of the G20 Summit in New Delhi on Saturday read "Bharat" instead of the traditional "India". This has sparked a debate over the use of the two names for the country.

The debate over the use of "Bharat" vs. "India" is likely to continue. However, PM Modi's decision to use "Bharat" at the G20 Summit is a significant gesture that is likely to have a major impact on the way the country is perceived internationally.

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In addition to the political and historical arguments, there are also practical considerations to take into account. The name "India" is already well-established in international law and diplomacy. Changing the name of the country could have a number of implications for trade, investment, and other areas.

Ultimately, the decision of whether to use "Bharat" or "India" is a complex one with no easy answers. It is a decision that will need to be made by the Indian people and their elected representatives.

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In the G20 booklet it said "Bharat" which is meant for foreign delegates titled - "Bharat, The Mother Of Democracy".

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