INDIA is the seventh-largest country in the world and the second- most populous after China. India is multilingual and multiethnic society and world’s largest democracy nurturing variety of cultures in one country. India represents a perfect blend of cultures, languages, religions, principles and values making a beautiful rainbow which glows in the heart of every Indian.
Islam Christianity Hinduism Sikhism Major religions followed in India
FOOD India’s food culture really can’t be measured . Every region & religion has something special to offer to your palate. The common thread that runs between most Indian cuisines is the use of various herbs and spices which along with adding flavor and aroma to the dishes, contains several medicinal properties.
INDIAN FESTIVALS: JOY AT ITS PEAK DURGA PUJA EID UL FITUR • RAKSHABANDHAN HOLI DIWALI
FESTIVALS India, being a culturally and religiously diverse society, celebrates various occasions and festivals. Festivals like Diwali, Eid-ul-Fitr, Holi, Christmas, Rakshabandhan etc., are celebrated with lot of enthusiasm throughout the nation. These occasions perfectly showcase the feeling of oneness in the hearts of Indians, irrespective of the religion. We celebrate all festivals together with equal happiness.
Diwali – The festival of lights Diwali is a five day Hindu festival starting from Dhanteras and is celebrated on a large scale all over India. It falls between mid October and mid November. It is also known as ‘Deepavali’ meaning a row of lights. It is believed that on this day Lord Rama had returned to his homeland Ayodhya after an exile of 14 years. It is celebrated by lighting lamps, wearing new clothes and bursting crackers. Lakshmi , the goddess of wealth is worshipped in every Hindu household at night.
DELHI: The capital of India The heartbeat of our country & a perfect example of “history meeting development” RED FORT INDIA GATE LOTUS TEMPLE JANTAR MANTAR
STATES India has 29 states and 6 union territories with diverse cultures and languages. East India has Bengali as its dominant language and Odissi as the most popular dance. Goddess Durga is highly worshipped in this region. West India contains the sweetness of Gujarat and spice of Maharashtra in itself. West coast beaches are very popular for foreign trade.
North India is particularly known for it’s scenic beauty and their well-known folk dances are the Bhangra of Punjab, Ghoomar of Rajasthan and Rouf and BhandPather of Jammu.TajMahal , one of the 7 wonders of the world, is situated in Uttar Pradesh. South India is famous for its natural green beauty.Kannada,Malayalam,Tamil and Telugu are the languages mostly used in this region of india
EAST INDIAN STATES BIHAR BENGAL ORISSA JHARKHAND
WEST INDIAN STATES GOA MAHARASHTRA GUJARAT
NORTH INDIAN STATES UTTAR PRADESH RAJASTHAN HIMACHAL PRADESH PUNJAB JAMMU & KASHMIR
SOUTH INDIAN STATES TAMIL NADU KERELA ANDHRA PRADESH KARNATAKA
MADHYA PRADESH THE HEART OF INDIA
Madhya pradesh The central India is a perfect mix of modern and traditional culture. Attracting pilgrims and tourist from all over the world, Madhya Pradesh constitute the geographic heart of india. M.P. has rich heritage of historical and natural beauty places spell bounding people by its magical charm.
HERITAGE OF M.P SANCHI ORCHHA BHIMBETIKA
BHOJPUR SALKANPUR UDAIGIRI PACHMARHI
BHOPAL Bhopal is the capital of Madhya Pradesh. Our city is not only famous for the beautiful lakes but also for its historical importance. Bhopal greatly resembles the ancient royal culture. A statue of Rajabhoj, the king of Bhopal, is placed right in the middle of upper lake of Bhopal. People from different regions and religions resides in this city in perfect harmony.
ATTRACTIONS IN BHOPAL MOTI MASJID TAJ- UL MASJID SADAR MANZIL SHAUKAT MAHAL
ATITHI DEVO BHAWA NAMASKAR We consider “a guest as god” and believe in respecting and treating them like one. This gesture of greeting in India says that “ we honour the greatest and highest within you”