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1 INDIA Mera Bharath Mahaan

2 The subcontinent of India lies in south Asia, between Pakistan, China and Nepal. To the north it is bordered by the world's highest mountain chain, where foothill valleys cover the northernmost of the country's 26 states. Further south, plateaus, tropical rain forests and sandy deserts are bordered by palm fringed beaches.

3  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

4  Parliamentary form of Government  Secular democratic constitution  Worlds largest democracy since 55 years  4 th largest economy  Fastest growing IT super power  Indian Railways,the biggest employer in the world.

5 HISTORY

6 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.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.

7 THE TRINITY Generates-Brahma Observes-Vishnu Destroys-Shiva

8 The Great Indian Epics Ramayana Mahabharata Longest Epic in world literature with 100,000 two-line stanzas The first Indian epic

9 Indus Valley Civilization- one of the world’s first great urban civilizations. Harappa Civilization- 2700BC

10 World’s first university in Takshila –700 B.C Sanskrit Language –most suitable for computer software Ayurveda- earliest school of medicine known to humans

11 Yoga - Made in India Origin –5000 BC Documented by 200 BC – 300 AD

12 Origin of Martial arts – 200 BC Kalarippayat

13 1700’s BRITISH INVASION

14 15 th August, 1947 Indian Independence 26 th January, 1950 Republic-India

15 National Emblem “Truth alone triumphs”

16 NATIONAL ANIMAL

17 National Bird - Peacock

18 National Flower - Lotus

19 Great Indian Personalities

20 Invented the Zero Aryabhatta

21 Mahatma Gandhi Father of the nation Embodiment of Non- Violence

22 Swami Vivekananda Champion of humanitarianism

23 Great Indian Mathematician Postulated and proved 3,542 theorems Ramanujam

24 Rabindranath Tagore 1913 – Nobel Prize in Literature

25 Nobel Laureate in Physics Work on scattering of light and Raman effect C.V Raman

26 1979 – Nobel Prize in Peace Mother Teresa

27 Nobel Laureate in Medicine Work on interpretation of the genetic code Har Gobind Khorana

28 Subramanyan Chandrasekhar Nobel Laureate in Physics Work on structure and evolution of stars

29 DANCE FORMS

30 45 folk dances

31 7 Classical Dance forms

32 Bharata Natyam

33 Kathak

34 Kathakali

35 Kuchipudi

36 Manipuri

37 Mohini Attam

38 Odissi

39 More than 15 vocal forms More than 60 music instruments

40 India - God’s own country Celebrates more than 65 festivals

41 Places of historic importance

42 Tirumala - Tirupati World’s richest temple

43 Saint Thomas Cathedral Statue of Virgin Mary brought from Portugal in 1543

44 The Golden Temple

45 Jamma Masjid The biggest mosque in India

46 Thousand pillar temple

47 Gateway of India

48 Jantar Mantar – 1716 Modernistic structures to observe the movement of stars

49 Mysore Palace Illuminated by 97,000 light bulbs

50 Buddha Statue Largest monolithic statue in Asia

51 Dal Lake Jewel in the crown of Kashmir

52 The Taj Mahal

53 Calcutta – City of joy

54 Cherrapunji Wettest place on earth

55 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 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

56 Jai Hind By:pariworld.in -


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