About India• India is a country in south Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and 2nd most populous country in the world.• India is a federal constitutional republic governed under a parliamentary system consisting of 28 states and 7 union territories.• India became independent from Britishers’ in the year 1947.• India is a multi-lingual countries.
Boundaries• It is bounded by Indian ocean on the south, the Arabian sea on the south west, and the Bay of Bengal on the south east.• It shares land boarder with Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and China.• To the north of India is the Great Himalayas.
Religion• Four of the world’s major religions – Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism originated here.• Christianity and Islam arrived in the 1st millennium-CE.
Fact File:Political:• President Of India : Smt. Pratibha Patil.• Prime Minister of India : Dr.Manmohan Singh.• Vice President Of India : Md.Hamid Ansari.• Speaker Of Lok Sabha : Meera Kumar.• Home Minister : Mr.P.Chidambaram.
National Facts• National Flag : TIRANGA [TRI-COLOUR]• National Song : Vande Mataram…• National Anthem : Jan Gan Man…• National Flower : Lotus• National Animal : Royal Bengal Tiger• National Bird : Peacock• National Fruit : Mango• National Game : Hockey• National Currency: Rupee [Rupia]• National Holiday : 26th January,15th August,2nd October
Great PersonalitiesGreat Personalities Of India: Swami Vivekananda Swami Dayananda Saraswati Mahatma Gandhi [ Father of the nation] Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Bal Gangadhar Tilak Ravindra Nath Tagore Dr. Rajendra Prasad [First President] Dr. S.Radhakrishnan [ Great Teacher]
RiversMajor Rivers of India:North Indian Rivers South Indian RiversGanga NarmadaYamuna GodaveriKoshi KrishnaBrahmaputra Kavery
Languages• Major Indian Languages: Hindi Sanskrit Urdu Maithili Bengali Punjabi Tamil Telugu Gujrati Malyalam Assamese
Famous places Tourist Places Metropolitan Cities Taj Mahal [Agra] New Delhi Red Fort [Delhi] Mumbai Sun Temple [Konark] Kolkata Nalanda [Bihar] Chennai Gateway of India Bengaluru [Mumbai] Hyderabad Golden Temple [Amritsar] Jaipur
THE MAN WHO DESIGNEDTIRANGA VERSATILE GENIUS LT.SHRI PINGALI VENKAYYA• Vande Mataram!