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Like Turkiye, we will consider Bharat on formal request: UN spokesperson

President of Bharat – This word brought patriotic feeling in the heart of million Indians. Congress Party opposed this changes very straight. But This major development now inside of UN.

The United Nations considers requests from countries to change their names as and when the world body receives them, a top UN official has said, amid a row over President Droupadi Murmu’s G20 dinner invites referring to her as ‘President of Bharat’ instead of ‘President of India’.

Deputy Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Farhan Haq cited the example of Turkey changing its name to Turkiye last year.

“Well, in the case of Turkiye, we responded to a formal request delivered to us by the Government. Obviously, if we get requests like that, we consider them as they come,” he said in response to a question on reports that India’s name could be changed to Bharat.

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