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SC notice on PIL seeking to me India as Bharat

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 24: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and the state governments, including union territories, on a PIL seeking that country should be med as ‘Bharat’. The PIL petition has sought direction to the Centre and the state governments including union territories to use to Bharat for all official and unofficial purposes of the government. The apex court bench of Chief Justice H.L. Dattu and Justice Arun Mishra issued notice on the PIL by one Niranjan Bhatwal from Maharashtra that has sought a clarification for an umbiguous understanding of the Article 1 of the Constitution on the me of the country. The PIL sought to restrain the Centre, States and UTs from using ‘India’ in government communications and other official work. The PIL has also sought direction to all the government organizations, NGOs and corporate sector to use “prospectively the me ‘Bharat’ for all official and unofficial purposes. (IANS)

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