TAJMAHAL • TAJMAHAL IS ON HE BANKS OF RIVER YAMUNA. TAJ MAHAL WAS BUILT BY SHAHJAHAN IN THE MEMORY OF HIS WIFE MUMTAJ.
LANGUAGES • Article 346 of the Indian Constitution recognises Hindi in Devanāgarī script as the official language of central government India. The Constitution also allows for the continuation of use of the English language for official purposes. Article 345 Article 346 of the Indian Constitution recognises Hindi in Devanāgarī script as the official language of central government India. The Constitution also allows for the continuation of use of the English language for official purposes. Article 345 provides constitutional recognition to "official languages" of the union to include any language adopted by a state legislature as the official language of that state. In effect, there are "official languages" at the state and center level but no one "national language". Until the Twenty-First Amendment of the Constitution in 1967, the country recognised 14 official regional languages. The Eighth Schedule and the Seventy-First Amendment provided for the inclusion of Sindhi, Konkani, Manipuri and Nepali, thereby increasing the number of official regional languages of India to 18 . Individual states, whose borders are mostly drawn on socio-linguistic lines, are free to decide their own language for internal administration and education. In 2004, the government elevated Tamil, to the newly created official status of "Classical Language", followed by Sanskrit in 2005. The Constitution of India recognises 22 languages, spoken in different parts the country, namely Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Meitei, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. Hindi is a official language of the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttaranchal, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and the National Capital Territory of Delhi. Tamil is a official language of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Telugu is the official language of Andhra Pradesh. English is the co-official language of the Indian Union, and each of the several states mentioned above may also have another co-official languagelanguage
INDIA IS RICH IN ITS ART AND ARCHITECTURE SO INDIA IS REFERED AS MOSAIC OF CULTURES BY NEHRU .