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The saffron stands for courage, sacrifice

and the spirit of renunciation.


The white, is meant for purity and truth.

The green is for faith and fertility.

The navy blue wheel denotes the


continuity of the nation's progress which is
deemed to be as boundless as the blue sky
and as fathomless as the deep blue sea.
• 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
• 7,516 kilometers - Coastline
• 1,000,000,000 people in 2000
• 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.
Mythology
AUM or
OM
The first sound of the Almighty
Oneness with the supreme
The
Generates- Trinity
Brahma

Observes-Vishnu
Destroys-Shiva
Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva
The Great Indian Epics

Ramayan Mahabharat
a Longest
a Epic in
The first world literature
Indian epic with 100,000
two-line stanzas
Indus Valley Civilization- one of
the world’s first great urban
civilizations.

Harappa Civilization- 2700BC


World’s first university in Takshila –700
B.C

Ayurveda- earliest school of medicine


known to humans

Sanskrit Language –most suitable for


computer software
Yoga- Made in India
Origin –5000 BC
Documented by

200 BC – 300 AD
Origin of Martial arts – 200 BC

Kalarippaya
1700s – British invasion
15th August , 1947
Indian Independence

26th January , 1950


Republic- India
National Emblem

“Truth alone
triumphs”
National Animal - Tiger
National Bird - Peacock
National Flower - Lotus
Great Indian Personalities
Aryabhatta

Invented the Zero


Mahatma Gandhi

Father of the nation


Embodiment of Non- Violence
Swami Vivekananda

Champion of humanitarianism
Ramanujam

Great Indian Mathematician


Postulated and proved 3,542
theorems
Rabindranath Tagore

1913 – Nobel Prize in Literature


C.V Raman

1930 - Nobel Laureate in Physics


Work on scattering of light and
Raman effect
Mother Teresa

1979 – Nobel Prize in Peace


Har Gobind Khorana

1968 - Nobel Laureate in Medicine


Work on interpretation of the genetic
Subramanyan Chandrasekhar

1983 - Nobel Laureate in Physics


Work on structure and evolution of
Dance forms
More than 45 folk dances
7 Classical Dance forms
Bharata Natyam
Kathak
Kathakali
Kuchipudi
Manipuri
Mohini Attam
Odissi
More than 15 vocal forms

More than 60 music


instruments
India - God’s own country
Celebrates more than 65
festivals
Places of historic importance
Tirumala - Tirupati
World’s richest temple
Saint Thomas Cathedral
Statue of Virgin Mary brought from
Portugal in 1543
The Golden Temple
Jamma Masjid
The biggest mosque in India
Thousand pillar temple
Gateway of India
Jantar Mantar – 1716
Modernistic structures to observe the
movement of stars
Mysore Palace
Illuminated by 97,000 light bulbs
Buddha Statue
Largest monolithic statue in Asia
Dal Lake
Jewel in the crown of Kashmir
The Taj Mahal
Calcutta – City of joy
Cherrapunji
Wettest place on earth
India is,the cradle of the human race,the
birthplace of human speech, the mother of
history,the grandmother of legend, and the
great grand mother of tradition.Our most
valuable and most instructive materials in
the history of man are treasured up in India
only.
-Mark Twain
We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us
how to count, without which no worthwhile
scientific discovery could have been made.
-Albert Einstein
Be Proud of Being an
Indian

Jai Hind
-
The never ending love............

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