INDIA
RELIGIONS IN INDIA
Christianity
Jainism
Hinduism
Sikhism
Buddhism
Islam
Languages of India
Urdu
Punjabi
Hindi
Rajasthani Sanskrit
Gujarati
Marathi
Assamese
Bengali
Oriya
Telegu
Konkani
Kannada
Tamil
Malayalam
North India - Culture, Festivals & The People
Important festivals :
Lohri - Punjab
Holi - celebrated all over North India
Vaisakhi - Punjab
Hemis - Jammu & Kashmir
Rakshabandhan - celebrated all over
North India
North Indian
Wedding Dress
Traditional Dances
Kathak
Bhangra
North Indian food
Tandoori Chicken
Rajma Chawal
Naan
Aloo Paratha
Shahi Paneer
Gulab Jamun
Famous
places
In
the North
Famous
places of the
North
Mount Kailash - Himalayas Ladakh Lake - Kashmir
Taj Mahal - Agra
India Gate - New Delhi
"Lotus Temple“ - Delhi.
Golden Temple - Amritsar,
Punjab.
Great Indians
Jawaharlal Nehru
The First Prime Minister of India.
Kalpana Chawla
NASA Astronaut
Har Gobind Khorana
1968 - Nobel Laureate in Medicine
East India - Culture, Festivals & The People
Important Festivals :
Durga pooja - Calcutta
Bihu - Assam
Kharchi Puja - Tripura
Cheiraoba - Manipur
Chapchar Kut - Mizoram
Moastu - Nagaland
Bengali Wedding Apparel
Delicious Bengali Platter
Famous places In the East
Darjeeling – Tea Estate
Howrah Bridge
Kalighat Kali Temple
Sun Temple, Konark
Jagannath Temple,
Puri
Konark Temple
Mukteswar Temple
Rajarani Temple,
Bhubaneswar
Wheel of Konark
Temple
Great Indians
Mother Teresa
Bharat Ratna, Noble Laureate for Peace.
Vivekananda
Most Famous and Influential Spiritual
Leaders of Philosophy.
Rabindranath Tagore
Poet and Writer of India’s National
Anthem and Nobel Prize for Literature in
1913.
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
Indian poet, Novelist and the author of
Vande Mataram
Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose
Physicist, who pioneered the
investigation of radio and microwave
optics.
Amartya Sen
1998 - The Nobel Prize for Economics
South India - Culture, Festivals & The People
Important festivals :
Onam - harvest festival, Kerala.
Vijayadashami (Dussehra) – Karnataka
Sankranthi - Andhra Pradesh
Pongal - Tamilnadu
Exotic W
Exotic South Indian Wedding
Mouth Watering South Indian
Cuisine
South Indian Traditional Dance Forms
Kathakali
Bharatnatayam
Kuchipudi
Yakshagana
Famous places In the South
Tirupathi - one of the richest and
most visited religious centers in the
world.
Ooty - Udagamandalam
Mysore Palace
Meenakshi Temple - Madurai
“Gods Own Country”,
Kerala
The Charminar - Hyderabad
Great Indians
A . P. J. Abdul Kalam (Missile Man of India)
Current President - Scientist and an Engineer
Srinivasa Ramanujam
Great Indian Mathematician
Sir C.V. Raman
1930 - Nobel Laureate in Physics for
work on scattering of light and Raman
effect.
Vishwanath Anand
International Chess Grandmaster.
M. S. Subbulakshmi
Renowned Carnatic Vocalist.
Sarojini Naidu (The Nightingale of India)
Freedom Fighter and Poetess.
West India - Culture, Festivals & The People
Important Festivals :
Gangaur - Rajasthan
Kite festival – All over west India
Nagpanchami – All over West India
Janmashtami – All over West India
Ganesh Chaturthi - Maharashtra
Navratri - Gujarat
Maharashtrian Couple
Indian Finger
Food
Famous places In the West
The Ajanta and Ellora caves
Western Thar Desert, Rajasthan
Hawa Mahal - "Palace of Winds"
Jaipur
The Famous Goa Beach
Gir National Park
St Francis Church Goa
Mount Abu - Rajasthan
Bollywood
Great Indians
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
“Father of Nation”
Vinoba Bhave
National Teacher of India
Amitabh Bachchan
Famous Bollywood Actor
Sania Mirza
Indian Tennis Player
Azim Hashim Premji
Indian businessman and richest
person in the country
Lata Mangeshkar
World’s Foremost Indian Vocalist
India
the land of unity in
diversity
Rabindranath Tagore
Poet and writer of India’s national anthem
and Nobel laureate in literature in 1913,
(18611941) :
"Oneness amongst men, the
advancement of unity in
diversity – this has been the
core religion of India”.
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