Raw input method is not working in python3 How to use it

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I am always getting an error whenever I am using raw_input method, whereas in pthon2, its running fine. What's the issue?
May 5, 2018 in Python by anto.trigg4
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raw_input is not supported anymore in python3. Instead of that, you can simply use input(). It will serve the same functionality to take input from the user. Example:

name=input("Enter your name") 
print("My name is", name)
answered May 5, 2018 by aayushi
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I agree i ran the raw_input command on python 3 and i was getting an error as follows;

ython 3.8.2 (tags/v3.8.2:7b3ab59, Feb 25 2020, 22:45:29) [MSC v.1916 32 bit (Intel)] on win32
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import sys
>>> target_int = raw_input("How many integers?")
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
NameError: name 'raw_input' is not defined

and when i changed it from raw_input to input the same code worked in python 3

and got the OUTPUT as follows

xe "c:/Users/Administrator/AppData/Local/Programs/Python/Python38-32/Hello World.py"
38-32/Hello World.py"
You must enter an integer

What it shows in python 3 the input command exists and raw_input is defunct or non existing command

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