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End of the ICE AGE approx 10,000BC Pitr (Sanskrit) Pedar (Persian) Pater (Latin) Pater (Greek) Vater (German) Father (English) Fire is used in rituals WE ARE RELATED “OM”, “AMEEN”, “AMEN” all sacred sounds www.indiainclassrooms.org
Christians 2.5% Sikhs 2% Buddhists.7% Jains.5%.01% zoarashtrians. Jews.0005% 12% of popn. Muslims Largest muslim popn. in the world after Indonesia India had 4 Muslim Presidents 2 civil codes…separate for Indians and Muslims Hindus form 82% of total popn…1 Billion India is the largest democracy India is secular India provided refuge to the persecuted www.indiainclassrooms.org
A Glimpse of India Source: http://rulers.org/indmap.htmlhttp://rulers.org/indmap.html 28 States 7 Union Territories 12 major language families 325 languages 24 different alphabets. Inter-state language is Hindi, but English is also used extensively. Hindi is 3rd most populous language in world, after Chinese and English. India is really the “United States of India” ! INDIA
DIVERSITY OF FULLY DEVELOPED AND SOPHISTICATED LANGUAGES Kashmiri www.indiainclassrooms.org
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