How has the name of India undergone a change over a period of time? Explain

The republic of India has primarily two names one is India and other one is Bharat.One more name it is called is Hindustan.Bharat name of India was derived from ancient king Bharata's name and was used in ancient times to refer India as Bharatvarsh. One more ancient name is Aryavrata which was often used for India because it was land where the Aryan people resided. Hindustan is basically a mediaeval name which was given by Muslim raiders and kings who visited India during mediaeval time. This word signifies the place where Hindus live so the name Hindustan. Later on Britishers captured India and named it as India because the land being in bank of river Indus.The term appeared in Old English as early the 9th century and reemerged in Modern English in the 17th century.

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