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Glorious history of INDIA. by: bhumit bhuva 09ee. 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.

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glorious history of india

Glorious history of INDIA

by: bhumitbhuva



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.
India's history goes back to 3,200 BC when Hinduism was first founded.
  • Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism. Judaism. Zoroashtrianism, Christianity and Islam all exist within the country today.
the great indian epics
The Great Indian Epics



Longest Epic in world literature with 100,000 two-line stanzas

The first Indian epic


Indus Valley Civilization- one of the world’s first great urban civilizations.

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

Ayurveda- earliest school of medicine known to humans

Sanskrit Language –most suitable for computer software

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.
15 th august 1947 indian independence
15th August , 1947Indian Independence

26th January , 1950

Republic- India


National Emblem

The National Emblem of India is derived from the time of the Emperor Ashoka. The emblem is a replica of the Lion of Sarnath, near Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.

The four lions(one hidden from view ) – symbolising power, courage and confidence- rest on a circular abacus.

“Truth alone triumphs”

pillar of ashoka
Pillar of Ashoka
  • This pillar, on display at the museum in Sarnath, India, bears an edict issued by Ashoka, who ruled a vast empire in the Indian subcontinent in the 3rd century bc.

Invented the Zero.

Aryabhata is the author of several treatises on mathematic and astronomy, some of which are lost. His major work, Aryabhatiyam, a compendium of mathematics and astronomy, was extensively referred to in the Indian mathematical literature and has survived to modern times. The mathematical part of the Aryabhatiya covers arithmetic, algebra, plane trigonometry, and spherical trigonometry.



મોહનદાસ કરમચંદ ગાંધી

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in Porbandar, a coastal town in present-day Gujarat, India, on 2 October 1869. His father is Karamchand Gandhi,

Gandhi studied law in London, As a lawyer and later as a political activist, he effectively fought discrimination with the principles of truth, nonviolence and courage, which he derived in part from the teachings of Hinduism.

Father of the nation


Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda was born in Shimla Pally, Calcutta at 6:33 a.m on Monday, 12 January 1863, during the eve of Makra Sankranti  festivaland was given the name Narendranath Datta.

His father Vishwanath Datta was an attorney of Calcutta High Court.


Rabindranath Tagore

Mother Teresa

1913 – Nobel Prize in Literature

1979 – Nobel Prize in Peace


45 folk dances

7 Classical Dance forms








India - God’s own country

Celebrates more than 65 festivals

More than 15 vocal forms

More than 60 music instruments

Places of historic importance


Tirumala - Tirupati

World’s richest temple

The Golden Temple


Thousand pillar temple

Gateway of India


The Taj Mahal

One of the world's most famous structures, the TājMahal was under construction from around 1630 to1650. Shah Jahan built it as a memorial to his wife, who died in childbirth. It is located south of Delhi in Āgra, where the MughalEmpire (1526–1858) built its capital. Construction of this marble mausoleum drew artisans from far and wide, and the edifice attracts numerous admirers today.



Wettest place on earth

Calcutta – City of joy


Jai Hind