Search
×

Sign up

Use your Facebook account for quick registration

OR

Create a Shvoong account from scratch

Already a Member? Sign In!
×

Sign In

Sign in using your Facebook account

OR

Not a Member? Sign up!
×

Sign up

Use your Facebook account for quick registration

OR

Sign In

Sign in using your Facebook account

Shvoong Home>Arts & Humanities>Cultural Diversity in India Summary

Cultural Diversity in India

Book Summary   by:Premjit     Original Author: Premjit
ª
 
Cultural Diversity in India India has a history of thousands of years . People have been living in India since the Stone Age. People from different regions of the world came to India. They became one with the Indian culture .From this has evolved the composite Indian Culture. All of us living in different parts of the country are Indians. Though there is a variety in our languages, literature and art, as Indians, we all are one. It is this diversity which has created a sense of unity among the Indians. This diversity has enriched our social life. Indian Languages: Many languages are spoken in India. Hindi & English are the two languages used in our country. Marathi is the state language of Maharashtra. Festival Celebrations: People such as Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, Sikhs, Christians, Jains, and Parsis etc belonging to different live in India. Different festivals are celebrated in India with lots of joys & happiness. Agriculture is the main occupation in our country . Many of our festivals are related to agriculture and environment. In Maharashtra, Dassera, Diwalil, Holi in Punjab Baisakhi, in Andhra Pradesh Eruvak Punnam, in Tamil nadu Pongal & in Kerala Onam are celebrated. Ramzaam – Id, Christmas, Buddha Pornima, Samvatsari, and Pateti are also important festivals. What ever religious festival all Indians happily participate in it. They greet one another, It increase the feeling of unity among them. Costumes & food: We find diversity in the clothing and food habits of Indians. Clothing depends upon the climate, physical feature & traditions of the respective regions. There is diversity in our foods habits too, due to climatic conditions crops and other geographical factors. For e.g. the people of Punjab eat dal – roti whereas people living in the coastal areas eat rice and fish. Shelter : In respective of constructions of houses also there is diversity .
In the rural areas, many houses have wattle and daub walls. Some houses have tiled roofs. In areas of heavy rainfall, the houses have slopping roofs .In the places with scanty rains have houses with terraced roofs .In big cities, multi – storey buildings are seen. Sports & games: Many kinds of games are played in India since ancient times. We play different games such as tip – cat, chess, wrestling, phugadi, malkhamb, lagori, kabadi & kho-kho .Modern games are such as hockey and cricket are the two popular games played in India. Sports & games have an important place in out life. They help values like co-operation & solidarity Sport spirit it is more important than winning or losing. Art: Different arts such as dance, handicrafts, painting and sculpture have flourished in India. Since days of old , India had different styles of music. There are two main styles of Indian classical music. They are Hindustani music & Carnatic music. There are many folk music played in India .In India, the tradition of dances is very ancients. We have different variety of folk dances some ancient times; various types of handicrafts have developed in India. Artistic vases baskets and other decorative articles are prepared. The art of painting & sculpture has long tradition. It is originated from the Stone age period. For e.g. Ajanta Ellora caves Our country have rich historical heritage. Historical monuments are the wealth of our country. Very few countries in the world have such history and ancients culture.
Published: August 28, 2006   
Please Rate this Summary : 1 2 3 4 5
  1. Answer   Question  :    india unity in diversity rate and appreciation on any novel View All
  1. Answer   Question  :    india diversity View All
  1. Answer   Question  :    introduction of culture diversity View All
  1. Answer   Question  :    give examples of cultural diversity View All
  1. Answer   Question  :    ANY PHOTOS RELATED FESTIVALS OF INDIA..? View All
  1. Answer   Question  :    cultural differences in diverse india in chetan bhagat 2 states;the story of my mrriage:a critical study View All
  1. Answer   Question  :    divercety ( 1 Answer ) View All
  1. Answer  :    diversity Wednesday, April 24, 2013
  1. Answer   Question  :    some point of diveserty of india View All
  1. Answer   Question  :    which type of cultural available in India View All
  1. Answer   Question  :    pls xpln wts rten View All
Translate Send Link Print
  1. 24.

    it is good

    Iiiiiiiiiiiiii juuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuusssssssssssssssttttttttt llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooovvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiittttttttttttttttt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1 Rating Friday, August 26, 2011
  2. 23. radha

    hi

    hello Everybody this "Cultural diversity in india "essay had given in Assistant central intelligence bureau Grade-2 Exams ans this essay is very useful to me. Thanking You

    0 Rating Thursday, July 14, 2011
  3. 22. vardaan

    about this

    its fantastic. you have covered all types of diversity

    2 Rating Friday, July 01, 2011
  4. 21. necolas

    coments

    the given information is nice very nice

    2 Rating Saturday, June 04, 2011
  5. 20. nancy

    eassy

    boring website can't find things in it

    3 Rating Saturday, June 04, 2011
  6. 19. stacey

    term papers tips

    Good piece of work and helpful in nature too.

    5 Rating Thursday, December 02, 2010
  7. 18. College Papers

    Great Post.

    Great information. Thanks for sharing such a useful information with us. Keep up the good work and continue providing us more quality information from time to time.

    5 Rating Thursday, October 28, 2010
  8. 17. Essay Writers

    Great Information.

    Great information. Keep up the good work and continue providing us more quality information from time to time. Visit[url=http://www.essayprovider.com/]Essay Writers[/url]

    4 Rating Tuesday, October 12, 2010
  9. 16. Sfhd

    Brilliant Information.

    Hey thanks for sharing such a useful information with us. Keep up the good work and continue providing us more quality information from time to time. Visit [url=http://www.sandfordhighschool.com/]High School Diploma[/url] to get high school diploma from accredited online high school.

    4 Rating Monday, October 04, 2010
  10. 15. GlenGodfrey

    india cultural traditions

    India's traditions are full of excitement, fun and tragedy. One of the tragical tradition is Hijara community. Few decades before the Hijara's spoken words were believed to be a blessing or a curse. But now they have made a business out of it, and some suffers a lot. http://www.travelindia360.net

    5 Rating Saturday, August 28, 2010
X

.