2. Current Population of India in 2013
1,270,272,105 (1.27 billion)
Total Male Population in India 655,875,026 (655.8 million)
Total Female Population in India
614,397,079 (614.4 million)
AGE STRUCTURE : 0 TO 25 YEARS 50%
OF INDIAN POPULATION
Currently, there are about 51 births in India in a
3. THE INDIAN PARLIAMENT
4. THERE ARE 28 STATES AND SEVEN UNION TERRITORIES IN
5. There are 7 union territories of
A. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
C. Daman and Diu
D. Dadra and Nagar Haveli
E. National Capital Territory of Delhi
6. THE PRESIDENT OF INDIA SHRI. PRANAB MUKHERJEE
He President is also the chief of the Indian Armed
The Indian President has to appoint the Prime
Minister of India..
The president can assign governors of States,
Attorney General, Chief Justice, Chief Election
Commissioner, Ambassadors and High Commissioners
to other countries.
State Emergency: It is declared when there is failure
of constitutional machinery in the state.
National Emergency: It can be declared at the time of
war, armed rebellion or external aggression.
Financial Emergency: It can be declared if the Indian
President gets the belief that the financial stability of
the country is threatened.
7. Rajya Sabha
The Rajya Sabha consists of 245 members. Of these,
233 represent states and union territories and 12
members are nominated by the President. Elections
to the Rajya Sabha are indirect; members are elected
by the elected members of Legislative Assemblies of
the concerned states. The Rajya Sabha is not subject
to dissolution, one third of its members retire every
The Lok Sabha is composed of representatives of the people chosen by direct
election on the basis of universal adult suffrage. As of today, the Lok Sabha consists
of 545 members with 2 members nominated by the President to represent the
Anglo-Indian Community. Unless dissolved under unusual circumstances, the term of
the Lok Sabha is five years.
The system of government in states closely resembles that of the Union. There are
25 states and seven Union territories in the country.
Union Territories are administered by the President through an Administrator
appointed by him. Till 1 February 1992, the Union Territory of Delhi was governed by
the Central government through an Administrator appointed by the President of
India. Through a Constitutional amendment in Parliament, the Union Territory of
Delhi is now called the National Capital Territory of Delhi from 1 February 1992.
General elections to the Legislative assembly of the National Capital Territory were
8. THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
9. •SUPREME COURT IS IN NEW DELHI
•I THE SUPREME COURT IS THE HIGHEST
COURT IN OUR COUNTRY
•AT PRESENT THERE ARE 31 JUDGES IN
THE SUPREME COURT ,INCLUDING THE
CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA
•THE HIGH COURT IS THE HIGHEST COURT
IN THE STATE.
•THERE ARE 21 HIGH COURTS IN INDIA
10. NATIONAL SYMBOLS
Each of the three colors in our Tricolor has a
special significance. The saffron stands for
courage, sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation.
The white, is meant for purity and truth. While
the green is for faith and fertility. The navy blue
wheel in the center of the white band signifies
which denotes continual progress of the
country and its blue wheel signifies the
continuity of the nation's progress which is
deemed to be as boundless as the blue sky
above and as fathomless as the deep blue sea
that keeps its hands and feet washed.
11. RABINDRANATH TAGORE
12. •The national song was written by
•The original song in Bengali has got five
stanzas, only the first stanza has been
selected as our national anthem.
•It was adopted on 24th January 1950 .
•It was first sung on 27th December 1911 at
•The time duration of our national anthem
is approximately 52 seconds..
13. THE NATIONAL EMBLEM
14. THE NATIONAL ANIMAL
INDIAN GOVT INITIALLY
ADOPTED LION AS OUR
NATIONAL ANIMAL, LATER
TIGER WAS ADOPTED AS
OUR NATIONAL ANIMAL.
15. NATIONAL BIRD OF INDIA
16. NATIONAL FLOWER OF
17. The National Tree
IT DENOTES THE NATIONAL