Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speaking.

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  1. ITBP

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    Even indian languages?

    For example if you see in present Hindi TV, you will see our country is referred India all time instead of Bharat. Such as in Life Ok's Saabdhan India, why india? In hindi this country is Bharat. Not India.

    Japanese when speaking Japanese call their country Nippon, but why do Indians refer this country India even when speaking Indian languages? None of the Indian languages refer this country as India.

    I think we Indians when speaking Indian language, must refer our country Bharat, instead of India.

    I hope you all get what I am trying to say.

    So I request all Indians, when speaking Indian languages, call our country Bharat, not India.
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    Brainwashing , English Medium Education, Leftist-Congressi Elements in Education and this is what we will have.
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    Actually, when conversing in Indian languages (like bangla in my case), the word "India" is almost never uttered. I personally have never heard it. This tragically is an affliction observed mostly in Hindi speaking India (atleast the anglicized city folks). It is also a phenomenon of the anglophile urban elite, with sub-par command in their state language.
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    Yup this is something I've wondered, I prefer Bharath to India tbh
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    Have you DMK leader that is Bharat alright to replace India in the vocabulary.

    If it is OK with him then there should be a quick change.

    All those Western reporters especially British should be ejected from Bharat, if they refuse to listen.
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    :confused: its quite simple isn't it, because India has two names (officially), have you noticed when we write a sentence say- India is our country..note the use of India, and if you writ same word in Hindi or any other regional language it becomes bharat hamara desh hai....this is almost involuntary....so the idea is we never use the term India in Hindi or other local languages.
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    You are somewhat right but we have three different names and it's upto the people whom they choose. Now younger generation is more habitual to India so that's also cool but the main thing is we should respect our nation in any means or name.
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    More ever have you guys seen the number of English words we use in indian languages? It is polluting Indian languages.

    For example- Congratulation this word has already replaced Bengali word :Abhinandan".

    More ever our Indian languages have separate name for other countries's people- Such as French in Bengali called :farasi", Dutch "Olondaz", Danish "Dinemar", Russians "Russ" or "Russi Desio", mean while other European languages have separate name for many countries.

    Clear sign that Indian languages are declining.

    And this tendency is more visible among Hindi speakers, they always wish to impose their language, but slave mentality is most among themselves.
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    Pointless thread as article 1 of our constitution says INDIA THAT IS BHARAT. SO I WILL BELIEVE CONSTITUTION MORE THAN WHAT A NOOB LIKE YOU SAY @ITBP
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    You clearly missed the point or could not understand.

    Take it simply, when our languages refer our country Bharat, then why use the name India of foreign origin?

    You know what it indirectly means? India was created by foreigners and they name this country(we have not a word to refer our country), just ignoring it polluting our languages.

    You are a Marathi, if you call Shibaji Great Emperor Shibaji instead of calling Shibaji Maharaj when speaking Marathi, you see the difference?

    My point is when we have our own name for our country, then why should use a foreign word? For example English word Blog- It has no Indian word of similar meaning, so we should use Blog when speaking Indian languages, but when we have our country's INDIGENOUS name then why refer our country in a foreign word?
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    Yup from now on we must call India as AKHAND BHARAT

    ok jokes apart

    Take Telanggana, previously called as Deccan,hyderaBAD or Andhra pradesh(from 1956) :laugh:

    So leave these pretty issues and east or west Bharat/India is best
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    the world india is formed from hindu. Arabs used to pronounce sindhu as hindu. And greek used to pronounce it like indu hence india. So india is formed from the word hindu- our religion.
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    and for your kind info. Word of one language can be used in other directly like cricket, football, hockey etc. So don't troll @ITBP as india also can be used in indian language
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    which indian language specifically we have 14 constitutional languages useless thread anyway ill clear it for you

    According to the Manusmṛti (2.21–22) North India (i.e., India north of the Vindhyas) is also known as Āryāvarta (Sanskrit: आर्यावर्त, "abode of the Aryans)

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    Sanskrit & Prakrit, Sociolinguistic Issues - Madhav Deshpande - Βιβλία Google

    Sanskrit indu "drop (of Soma)", also a term for the Moon, is unrelated, but has sometimes been erroneously connected, listed by, among others, Colonel James Todd in his Annals of Rajputana. Todd describes ancient India as under control of tribes claiming descent from the Moon, or "Indu" (referring to Chandravanshi Rajputs).

    According to the Puranas(Gita), this country is known as Bharatavarsha after the king Bharata Chakravarti. This has been mentioned in Vishnu Purana (2,1,31), Vayu Purana,(33,52), Linga Purana(1,47,23), Brahmanda Purana (14,5,62), Agni Purana ( 107,11–12), Skanda Purana, Khanda (37,57) and Markandaya Purana (50,41) it is clearly stated that this country is known as Bharata Varsha. Vishnu Purāna mentions:

    ऋषभो मरुदेव्याश्च ऋषभात भरतो भवेत्
    भरताद भारतं वर्षं, भरतात सुमतिस्त्वभूत्
    Rishabha was born to Marudevi, Bharata was born to Rishabh,
    Bharatavarsha (India) arose from Bharata, and Sumati arose from Bharata
    —Vishnu Purana (2,1,31)
    ततश्च भारतं वर्षमेतल्लोकेषुगीयते
    भरताय यत: पित्रा दत्तं प्रतिष्ठिता वनम (विष्णु पुराण, २,१,३२)
    This country is known as Bharatavarsha since the times the father entrusted the kingdom to the son Bharata and he himself went to the forest for ascetic practices [ Rishabha/ Rishabdev is First Trithankar (Teacher) of Jainism. He had two sons Bharat and Bahubali' ]
    —Vishnu Purana (2,1,32)

    The term in Classical Sanskrit literature is taken to comprise the present day territories of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Republic of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. This corresponds to the approximate extent of the historical Maurya Empire under emperors Chandragupta Maurya and Ashoka the Great (4th to 3rd centuries BC). Later political entities unifying approximately the same region are the Mughal Empire (17th century), the Maratha Empire (18th century), and the British Raj (19th to 20th centuries).

    if you can read Sanskrit this is form geeta for more info

    http://is1.mum.edu/vedicreserve/puranas/vishnu_purana.pdf

    so the point is there are lot of names so India is fine or what ever name you want you can choose from history books

    other ancient Indian names according to indian history

    bharatha khanda, jambhu dweepa, dandakaranya
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    When I used to watch Malayalam news, almost always it was referred to as "Bharatham".
     
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    Abhinandan is a word i have heard in Local Malayalam speakers as well...
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    The Constitution says India that is Bharat.

    Should it be Bharat or Bharatvarsha.

    In Bengali, it is Bharatvarsha.
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    The Constitution says India that is Bharat.

    Should it be Bharat or Bharatvarsha.

    In Bengali, it is Bharatvarsha.

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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    Whether Hindu or not. India this word has foreign influence.

    Bharat is pure Indian name. Take it simple if an Indian big sister calls her brother "bro" instead of "Bhai" is it ok?

    Why use foreign words when we have words of our own language with similar meaning?

    And for Cricket, Football etc, read my previous comment again, there I said many English words which's similar word in our Indian language we have not, we can certainly use them. Do you have Cricket this word's Indian similar word, as we have India=Bharat?


    For example- Germans use the word Coca Cola, in German as they dont have it's similar word, but when speaking German they always refer their country Deutschland.
     
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    Re: Why do Indians call our country India instead of Bharat when speak

    Yeah must use Hindi words

    Train = lohpatgamini

    Necktie = Cunt langot.

    Are you aware how many English words are used in the German Language?

    We must have our Indian equaivalent.

    Now what would be the Hindi translation for Brigitte Eklund?
     
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