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IT’S A COUNTRY IN SOUTH ASIA
 PAKISTAN IN THE NORTH WEST
 CHINA, NEPAL AND BUTHAN IN THE
NORTH
 INDIAN OCEAN IN THE SOUTH (ARABIAN
SEA)
 BAY OF BENGAL IN THE EAST
 MYANMAR IN THE NORTH EAST
POPULATION :
LANGUAGE :
ABOUT 1.210.OOO.000 PEOPLE
HINDI, ENGLISH
GOVERNMENT :
CAPITAL:
FEDERAL REPUBLIC
NEW DELHI
CURRENCY:
TIME ZONE:
INDIAN RUPEE
+ 5.30
INDIPENDENCE FROM BRITAIN: 1947
THE GREAT HIMALAYAN RANGE
THE GREAT PLAIN OF GANGE RIVER
DECCAN PLATEAU
THE INDIAN CLIMATE IS STRONGLY INFLUENCED BY THE
HIMALAYA MOUNTAINS AND THE MONSOONS
ALPINE
HUMID TROPICAL
TROPICAL DRY
SEMI-ARID
ARID
TROPICAL WET
INDIA HAS MORE THAN 200 ETHNIC GROUPS
THE RELIGION OF 80% OF THE PEOPLE IS HINDUISM.
IT’S THE OLDEST RELIGION IN INDIA.
ISLAM IS PRACTICED BY AROUND 13% OF ALL INDIANS.
BUDDHISM, CHRISTIANITY, JUDAISM ARE SMALL RELIGIONS IN INDIA
RELIGION STILL PLAYS A CENTRAL AND DEFINITIVE ROLE IN THE LIFE OF
MOST OF PEOPLE.
THE CASTE SYSTEM
IT’S BASED ON A DIVISION OF THE POPULATION INTO DIFFERENT
GROUPS (CASTE)
EACH GROUP HAS A DEFINITE ROLE IN SOCIETY
INDIAN BELIEVE THAT IT KEEPS ORDER AND PEACE AMONG PEOPLE
NEW DELHI
IS THE CAPITAL
MUMBAI
HAS 13 MILLION PEOPLE
IT’S THE CITY OF CONTRASTS
CALCUTTA
IT’S THE NAME GIVEN TO THE INDIAN FILM INDUSTRY
VASCO DE GAMA WAS THE FIRST EUROPEAN TO
ARRIVE IN INDIA IN 1489
HISTORY
THE BRITISH EAST INDIA COMPANY
DOMINATED INDIA IN 18 CENTURY
INDIPENDENCE DAY
15 AUGUST 1947
IN 19th and 20th
CENTURY BRITISH
EMPIRE GOVERNED INDIA
WITH A VICEROY
HE WAS THE PIONEER OF
NON- VIOLENT RESISTANCE
HE WAS A POLITICAL
AND A SPIRITUAL
LEADER OF INDIA
“WHERE THERE IS LOVE
THERE IS LIFE”
HE WAS CALLED
“MAHATMA“ WHICH
MEANS GREAT SOUL
GANDHI
HE COLLABORATED TO
TAKE INDIA TO
INDEPENDENCE IN
1947
HE WAS ASSASSINATED IN
1948 BY A HINDU FANATIC
TIGER
PEACOCK
LOTUS
IT REPRESENTS LONG LIFE, FORTUNE AND HONOUR

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