India that is Bharat : the politics of a national name

Gauba, Kanika (2020) India that is Bharat : the politics of a national name. Economic and Political Weekly, 55 (28-29). pp. 17-19. ISSN 2349-8846

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Abstract

A recent writ petition on renaming India as Bharat, which got dismissed by the Supreme Court, is discussed. There are political motives behind naming or renaming a place, but Hindustan, Bharat, and Hind—are all part of the package that is India.

Item Type: Article
Authors: Gauba, Kanika
Uncontrolled Keywords: Supreme Court of India, Writ petition, India, Bhara, Hindustan, Nation name, Changing nation name
Subjects: Social sciences > Law > Constitutional & administrative law
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Public Policy and Governance
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/2361
Publisher URL: https://www.epw.in/journal/2020/28-29/commentary/i...

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