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India

  1. 2. The saffron stands for courage, sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation. The white, is meant for purity and truth. The green is for faith and fertility. The navy blue wheel denotes the continuity of the nation's progress which is deemed to be as boundless as the blue sky and as fathomless as the deep blue sea.
  2. 3. <ul><li>5,000 year old civilization </li></ul><ul><li>325 languages spoken – 1,652 dialects </li></ul><ul><li>18 official languages </li></ul><ul><li>29 states, 5 union territories </li></ul><ul><li>3.28 million sq. kilometers - Area </li></ul><ul><li>7,516 kilometers - Coastline </li></ul><ul><li>1,000,000,000 people in 2000 </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Parliamentary form of Government </li></ul><ul><li>Secular democratic constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Worlds largest democracy since 55 years </li></ul><ul><li>4 th largest economy </li></ul><ul><li>Fastest growing IT super power </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Railways ,the biggest employer in the world. </li></ul>
  4. 5. History
  5. 6. Mythology
  6. 7. AUM or OM The first sound of the Almighty Oneness with the supreme
  7. 8. G enerates - Brahma O bserves - Vishnu D estroys - Shiva Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva The Trinity
  8. 9. The Great Indian Epics Ramayana Mahabharata Longest Epic in world literature with 100,000 two-line stanzas The first Indian epic
  9. 10. Indus Valley Civilization- one of the world’s first great urban civilizations. Harappa Civilization- 2700BC
  10. 11. World’s first university in Takshila –700 B.C Sanskrit Language –most suitable for computer software Ayurveda- earliest school of medicine known to humans
  11. 12. Yoga - Made in India Origin –5000 BC Documented by 200 BC – 300 AD
  12. 13. Origin of Martial arts – 200 BC Kalarippayat
  13. 14. 15 th August , 1947 Indian Independence 26 th January , 1950 Republic- India
  14. 15. National Emblem “ Truth alone triumphs”
  15. 16. National Animal - Tiger
  16. 17. National Bird - Peacock
  17. 18. National Flower - Lotus
  18. 19. Great Indian Personalities
  19. 20. Invented the Zero Aryabhatta
  20. 21. Mahatma Gandhi Father of the nation Embodiment of Non- Violence
  21. 22. Swami Vivekananda Champion of humanitarianism
  22. 23. Great Indian Mathematician Postulated and proved 3,542 theorems Ramanujam
  23. 24. Rabindranath Tagore 1913 – Nobel Prize in Literature
  24. 25. 1930 - Nobel Laureate in Physics Work on scattering of light and Raman effect C.V Raman
  25. 26. 1979 – Nobel Prize in Peace Mother Teresa
  26. 27. 1968 - Nobel Laureate in Medicine Work on interpretation of the genetic code Har Gobind Khorana
  27. 28. Subramanyan Chandrasekhar 1983 - Nobel Laureate in Physics Work on structure and evolution of stars
  28. 29. Dance forms
  29. 30. More than 45 folk dances
  30. 31. 7 Classical Dance forms
  31. 32. Bharata Natyam
  32. 33. Kathak
  33. 34. Kathakali
  34. 35. Kuchipudi
  35. 36. Manipuri
  36. 37. Mohini Attam
  37. 38. Odissi
  38. 39. More than 15 vocal forms More than 60 music instruments
  39. 40. India - God’s own country Celebrates more than 65 festivals
  40. 41. Places of historic importance
  41. 42. Tirumala - Tirupati World’s richest temple
  42. 43. Saint Thomas Cathedral Statue of Virgin Mary brought from Portugal in 1543
  43. 44. The Golden Temple
  44. 45. Jamma Masjid The biggest mosque in India
  45. 46. Thousand pillar temple
  46. 47. Gateway of India
  47. 48. Jantar Mantar – 1716 Modernistic structures to observe the movement of stars
  48. 49. Mysore Palace Illuminated by 97,000 light bulbs
  49. 50. Buddha Statue Largest monolithic statue in Asia
  50. 51. Dal Lake Jewel in the crown of Kashmir
  51. 52. The Taj Mahal
  52. 53. Calcutta – City of joy
  53. 54. Cherrapunji Wettest place on earth
  54. 55. We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made. -Albert Einstein India is,the cradle of the human race,the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history,the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition.Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only. -Mark Twain
  55. 56. Be Proud of Being an Indian J a i H i n d Presented By- Shivani Gautam Bca-3d -

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