Sie sind auf Seite 1von 19

INDIA h a s t h e L a r g e s t a n d m o s t p o p u l o u s

D e m o c r a c y in t h e Wo r l d

1 2 t h L a r g e s t Economy in n o m i n a l d o l l a r s

P o p u l a t i o n : 1.15 b i l l i o n , 1.7% g r o w t h r a t e

70% R u r a l w i t h s e v e r e c a s e s o f U r b a n
Agglomeration
S o c i e t y : F a m i l y a n d C u s t o ms
Regional Diversity
Languages
Religion
Festivals
Cuisine
Performing A r t s
Sports
Literature
I n d i a n Film I n d u s t r y
Strict social hierarchy

Patriarchy

Caste system

Integration of religion

Traditional Indian Families:


Large joint families
Mostly rural

Modern Nuclear Families


Respect f o r Elders

Respect one a n o t h e r

Being H e l p f u l

T r e a t g u e s t s a s Gods
1 5 7 m o t h e r tongues!!!
2 9 l a n g u a g e s > 1 mi l l i o n s p e a k e r s
0 l a n g u a g e s > 100,000 s p e a k e r s
1 2 2 l a n g u a g e s > 10,000 s p e a k e r s

Two m a j o r g r o u p s :
◦ Indo-European o r Indo-Aryan l a n g u a g e s
◦ Dravidian Languages

N o r t h e r n Indian: G u j a r a t i , Hindi, M a r a t h i , P u n j a b i ,
Sindhi, B e n g a l i a n d O r i y a

S o u t h e r n Indian: Ta mi l , K a n n a d a , M a l a y a l a m , a n d
Te l u g u
Major
Religions:
Hinduism – 80.4%
I s l a m –13.4%
Buddhism
Jainism
Sikhism
Christianity

Plays a central
a n d definitive
r o l e in t h e l i v e s
o f most people
N a t i o n a l Holidays:
Independence Day – 15th A u g u s t
Republic Day – 2 t h J a n u a r y
Ga ndhi J a y a n t i – 2 n d O c t o b e r
Harvest Festivals:
Sankranti
Pongal
Onam
Religious Fe st i v a l s:
Di wa l i FESTIVALS
Ganesh Chaturthi
Holi
Navratri
AND
Rakshabandhan
Dussehra HOLIDAYS
Durga Puja
Buddh P u r n i m a
Christmas
Eid a n d R a m a d a n
C om b in ation o f Middle E a s t , C e n t r a l
Asia and Medit erranean

M a j o r t y p e s o f cuisine:
N o r t h Indian: M u g h l a i , P u n j a b i , K a s h mi r i
We s t e r n Cuisine:
Gujarati,
Maharashtrian,
R a j a s t h a n i , Goan
E a s t e r n Cuisine:
Bengali
S o u t h e r n Cuisine
North E a s t e r n
Theater:
K u t i y a t t a m – o l d e s t 1 . F o l k T h e a t e r 2 . P u p p e t T h e a t e r 3.Modern
Theater

Da nc e :
Folk: B h a n g r a , Dandiya, G a r b a , Ghoomar
C l a s s i c a l : B h a r a t n a t y a m , K a t h a k , Kuchipudi, Oddisi

Music:
Hindustani a n d C a r n a t i c
F o l k Music:
Ba uls, B h a n g r a , B h a v a g e e t e , Dandiya, Lavani
P o p u l a r (Filmi) music
Qawwali, Ra bi ndr a Sa nge e t , R a j a s t h a n i
M o d e r n Music:
Indi-pop music, Roc k a n d M e t a l music, D a n c e Music
SPORTS
C r i c k e t – Most P o p u l a r
I ndi an C r i c k e t Team (BCCI)
I ndi a n C r i c k e t L e a g u e (ICL)

Field Hockey – N a t i o n a l S p o r t
I ndi an H o c k e y Team
P r e m i e r H o c k e y L e a g u e (PHL)

F o o t b a l l ( S o c c e r ) – P o p u l a r in t h e E a s t
Classical Literature:
Sanskrit
Tamil S a n g a m
P a l i Canon

 Epics: M a h a b h a r a t a a n d R a m a y a n a

 Regional l i t e r a t u r e – a s many l a n g u a g e s

 C o n t e m p o r a r y I n di an w r i t e r s :
◦ S a l m a n Rushdie, V i k r a m S e t h , S h a s h i T h a r o o r ,
V i k r a m C h a n d r a , A m i t a v Ghosh, J h u m p a L a h i r i
B o l l y w o o d – Mumbai b a s e d f i l m i n d u s t r y

To l l y w o o d – K o l k a t a b a s e d f i l m i n d u s t r y

Kollywood -Bengali, K a n n a d a , M a l a y a l a m ,
M a r a t h i , Tamil, Te l u g u

POLLYWOOD-Punjab b a s e d f i l m
PRESENTED BY:
DIVYANSH
ASTHANA
CLASS-XII-A3
ENGLISH ppt