National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) panel has proposed to universally replace “India” with “Bharat” in all school textbooks. NCERT director said, as of now it is just a recommendation and it is yet to get an approval. “We have not accepted anything at the moment. The panel sent their report." Notably, this development comes amid Centre receiving backlash from the Opposition for proposing Bharat instead of India.
Courtesy: News 18
Amid the G20 Summit and Bharat India renaming political row, PM Narendra Modi asked all the Union Ministers to refrain from commenting on this issue. This is the first time PM Modi is learnt to have discussed the subject with his ministers. A source close to the matter said, during the G20 Council Ministers meeting, PM Modi said, "Do not comment." Meanwhile, Delhi is all set to hold G20 Summit.
Recently, the Government of India is likely to pass a resolution for the name change of India to Bharat. If implemented and approved in the special parliament session, the name change will be a major issue for India and Indians. As per expert, the resultant cost is a huge amount. For the fiscal ended 2023, India's revenue receipts were Rs 23.84 lakh crore, including tax and non-tax revenue.
Courtesy: Outlook India
The Congress alleged that the "Union of States" is under assault by the Modi government citing G20 dinner invite referring to the President as "President of Bharat". "So the news is indeed true. Rashtrapati Bhawan has sent out an invite for a G20 dinner on Sept 9th in the name of 'President of Bharat' instead of the usual 'President of India'," said Congress leader, opposing India to rename as Bharat.
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
The Government of India is likely to introduce a resolution, renaming India as Bharat. The decision came after the official invite to the G20 Heads of State and ministers for a dinner being hosted by President by Droupadi Murmu with the heading President of Bharat. The BJP-led Central Government will hold a special session, to pass a resolution for India to rename as Bharat, to avoid I.N.D.I.A. alliance confusion.
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