INCREDIBLE INDIA

By Amita K

GUIDE
• • • • • • History Geographical Area Constitution Spirituality Great Personalities Diversity of Nation

• India's history goes back to 3,200 BC when Hinduism was first founded. Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Christianity and Islam all exist within the country today.

The subcontinent of India lies in south Asia, between Pakistan, China and Nepal. To the north it is bordered by the world's highest mountain chain, where foothill valleys cover the northernmost of the country's 29 states Further tropical rain forests and sandy deserts are bordered by palm fringed beaches .

 5,000 year old civilization
 325 languages spoken – 1,652 dialects  18 official languages  29 states, 5 union territories  3.28 million sq. kilometers Area  More than 1,000,000,000 population.

Parliamentary form of Government

 Secular democratic constitution  Worlds largest democracy since 55 years   4th largest economy Fastest growing IT super power

 Indian Railways ,the biggest employer in the world.

Spiritual Nation

GeneratesBrahma Observes-Vishnu Destroys-Shiva

The Great Indian Epics

Ramaya The first na

Mahabharat Longest Epic in a
world literature with 100,000

Indian epic

Aryabhatt a

Great Indian Personalities
Mahatma Gandhi

Invented the Zero
Father of the nation Embodiment of Non- Violence

Rabindranath Tagore

1913 – Nobel Prize in Literature

DANCE FORMS

45 folk dances

7 Classical Dance forms

Bharata Natyam

Kathak

Kathakali

Kuchipudi

Manipuri

Mohini Attam

Odissi

M ore than 15 voca l form More than 60 music s

India - Celebrates more than 65 festivals

Jai Hind
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