TRAVEL TO INDIA

FAQs

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RELIGIONS IN INDIA

Being a birthplace of many religions, India is the most religiously diversed country in world. Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Jainism & Buddhism are some of the prominent religions in India. 

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POPULATION OF INDIA

India is the world's second most populated country with a total population of about 1.25 billion people. Hinduism has a spread of over 65% in the total population of India.

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INDIAN POLITICS

There are two majory politicatal parties in India viz. Congress and Bhartiya Janta Party. The current Prime minister is Mr. Narendra Modi and President is Mr. Pranab Mukherjee.

ABOUT INDIA

India is a big country having twenty nine states and & seven union territories. Hindi is the most common spoken language in the country. India has over 100 festivals each one carrying its own message. People of various religions in India have their own culture and tradition and have own festival and fairs and celebrate according to their own rituals. Clothing in India is closely identified with the colorful silk saris worn by many women. The traditional clothing for men is the dhoti, an unstitched piece of cloth that is tied around the waist and legs. For special occasions, men wear a sherwani, which is a long coat that is buttoned up to the collar and down to the knees. People here follow variety of food culture like beaten rice, bonda, bread omlette, banana chips, poha, aloo papad, puffed rice, upma, dosa, idli, Chinese, etc. People of other religions have some different food cultures like sevaiyan, biryani, tanduri, mathi, etc. Also, Indians have also made significant advances in architecture (Taj Mahal), mathematics (the invention of Zero) and medicine (Ayurveda). 

 

To know all about India, one should learn about Indian culture. Indian culture is ancient and unique which makes it a perfect destination for Youth travel. In India, there is amazing cultural diversity throughout the country. The South, North, and North east have their own distinct cultures and almost every state has carved out its own cultural niche. There is hardly any culture in the world that is as varied and unique as India. India is a vast country, having variety of geographical features and climatic conditions. India is home to some of the most ancient civilizations, including four major world religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. India has been recognized as the birthplace of the religions like Hinduism and Buddhism which makes India to rate very high for culture exchange programs.

 

Indians rule their county, Indians choose their own leader, and people are independent of doing anything and that is the beauty about India. Every state has its incredible beauty of heritage as well as nation. India is incredible because of monuments, forests, and heritage. India is incredible for those who believe in it.

 

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INDIAN GEOGRAPHY

India is the 7th largest country in the world which is surrounded by ocean from the three sides. There are total of 28 States and 09 Union territories including New Delhi.

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INDIAN DEMOGRAPHICS

Over 65% of population in India lives in rural villages and over 50% pupulation of India is below 25 years of age. This makes India a nation with largest youth population.

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INDIAN CULTURE

FESTIVALS OF INDIA

Country that celebrates 10 festivals every week :)
FESTIVAL TRAVEL POGRAMS

There are more than 20 forms of folk dances. Also ancient practices like Yoga and Ayurveda were originated in India. 'Zero' was invented by an Indian mathematician. 

It is said that India is one country on the map that celebrates more than seven festivals in a week. With a lot of religious and cultural diversity, India has become quite a famous destination for celebrating Indian festivals. Ranging from Holi to Kite festival and Diwali to Camel festival, it is very likely for you to witness one of the festivals while travelling to India. It is advised to plan you travel accordingly so that you could witness and experience one of your favorite fastivals in India. 

 

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