SHOCKING REVELATION: India vs. Bharat Debate Sparks Political Fireworks! You Won’t Believe What Rahul Gandhi Just Said!

In the midst of the ongoing discussion surrounding the preference of “India” versus “Bharat,” Congress leader Rahul Gandhi humorously commented on the BJP-led central government on Sunday. He expressed that he doesn’t particularly take issue with either name since both are recognized within the framework of the Constitution.

During a press conference, Gandhi pointed out, “The Constitution commences with the phrase ‘India, that is Bharat, shall be a Union of States.’ Consequently, I don’t perceive any problem with this. Both terms are entirely acceptable.”

He remarked, “However, it appears that we may have slightly provoked the government by naming our coalition ‘INDIA.’ This added more intensity to the debate. Now it seems they are contemplating a potential alteration of the country’s name… Well, we could also consider providing a secondary name for our coalition. People sometimes react in unexpected ways,” added the Congress leader.

The recent political controversy arose when invitations to the grand G20 dinner referred to President Droupadi Murmu as the ‘President of Bharat’ instead of the usual ‘President of India.’ This sparked speculation that the ruling government might be contemplating a change in the country’s name, prompting a strong reaction from the opposition, who viewed it as a diversionary tactic.

Adding to the controversy, during his inaugural address at the G20 Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nameplate displayed ‘Bharat’ instead of ‘India.’

Amid the intensifying India-Bharat debate, Prime Minister Modi addressed his ministerial colleagues on September 6, just ahead of the G20 Summit. He encouraged them to refrain from getting entangled in the political dispute, emphasizing that “Bharat” has been the country’s ancient name. An official statement indicated that ministers were advised to respond assertively to false claims and attacks on matters of faith, provide the correct context, and rely on constitutional provisions that prevent the denigration of any religion.

While there is speculation that the idea of changing the country’s name might be included in the legislative agenda for an upcoming special session of Parliament, the government has not yet clarified its stance on the issue or announced the legislative agenda for the special session.

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