Bharat: The Mother of Democracy Portal; Know All About It

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Bharat: The Mother of Democracy Portal

On the eve of the G20 summit, the Ministry of Culture launched a portal for the mega exhibition. This portal is known as the ‘Bharat: The Mother of Democracy’. The portal showcases content about the history and democracy of India.

The book was kept at the Bharat Mandapam and was available to all the leaders attending the G20 Summit. Ever since then, the booklet has created quite a buzz as there are already debates going around name-changing from India to Bharat.

By introducing this booklet, the government has sent a strong response by changing the country’s name to Bharat on the G20 table.

The website has culminated into a book. This book has information from the last 7,000 years of democratic ethos. This starts from the Sidhu- Saraswati civilisation to 2019.

Commenting on the launch of this website, here is what PM Narendra Modi has to say:

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The Portal

Below-mentioned is all the information that one needs to know about the portal.

  • The portal is available in 16 languages. These include German, French, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Italian, Turkish, and Russian besides English and Hindi.
  • Looking at the portal, it has been divided into five sections and 22 sub-sections. These sections include Sindhu-Saraswati Civilisation (6000-2000BCE), Mahajanapada and Gantantra (7-8 BCE), Vijaynagar Empire (14-16 century), and Mughal emperor Akbar reign (1556-1605) to Constitution of India (1947) and Elections in Modern India (1952 onwards).
  • The official website has been curated by rated by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA).


Who is the author of Bharat: Mother of Democracy book?

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan is the author of Bharat: Mother of Democracy. The book has been prepared and published by ICHR.

Who is the father of democracy in India?

In India, DR. BR Ambedkar is considered the father of democracy.

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