But in reality the linguistic minorities have been harassed in different States. We preach and follow religion and spiritualism without ignoring married life and worldly things. The boundary of a linguistic region is, however, not a demarcated line but a transitional zone over which one language gradually loses its dominance and gives way to another. This has blended the various cultures together. This in itself will be an education for us. According to these census figures there were 187 languages spoken by different sections of our society.
Similarly, the Hindu religious architecture influence most constructions in the country and across the globe. As a result different cultures have been blended together thereby bringing unity among them. Even converts to Christianity and Islam continued to follow some of their old caste practices of Hinduism. We are indeed fortunate to have the opportunity to be exposed to so many different languages in our country. More or less, western India is bound by the Thar Desert in the northwest, the Vindhya Range in the north and the Arabian Sea in the west. People living here and there all over the Indian land are joined together by one faith of brotherhood.
India is known for diversity in region, diversity in languages, diversity in food, diversity in clothes, diversity in festival, diversity in states, diversity in everything which uniquely represents country and its people. They conquered the country and settled here for several years. Visit any office, any school any market or any institution in India and you see the bundle of traditions or castes sitting and working right next to each other, in a spirit of wholeness. The caste system and sectarianism hinder the democratic integration and development of India. The regions of Indo- Gangetic Valley belong to the first category, while certain area of Rajasthan falls under the later category.
Here are short descriptions of the languages in India that are used by more than 10 million people. Originally composed in Sanskrit, various versions of these epics were produced in different local languages. They first came into contact with the people living on the Sindhu or the Indus, and so they named the entire country after this river. This is an endless education in and of itself. It consists of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh which is mainly known as land of Krishna, land of ram, land of love-Taj mahal, land of colour.
Similarly, law and custom discriminate against women in favour of men. This creates the spirit of regionalism, sectarianism and separatist feeling in the mind of the inhabitant. Hindi and English are the two languages used by the central government, and there are around 20 other officially recognized languages. Geographical Diversity: India is a vast country with great diversity of physical features. India philosophy has developed on India soil.
India is home to some of the most ancient civilizations, including four major world religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. These seven racial types can be reduced to three basic types- the Indo-Aryan, the Mongolian and the Dravidian. The Mon-Khmer branch consists of the two groups: Khasi and Nicobari. This promotes local identity and distinctiveness among people. Linguistic Diversity: The census of 1961 listed as many as 1,652 languages and dialects.
Unlike many countries with diverse cultures, India stands out in its integration of the cultures especially on clothing, eating habits and in the film industry. The national anthems of India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka were all originally Bengali poems. Read Also : Different Regions Of India North Region North region consist of Himalayas, Kashmir which is heaven of India. More number of diversities makes more complex unity. The language and the dialect thus play a significant role in defining the elements of regional identity. This is particularly evident in India where the poor caste remains so over generations as the wealthy maintain their noble class intergenerational.
The people also worshipped the same Hindu gods all over the country, although they were assigned different names in different regions. The Aryan elements are equated with the Vedic and Puranic culture of the north and the pre-Aryan with the Dravidian and Tamil culture of the south. Manipuri has the largest number of speakers. India is a country where it is very clear to see unity in diversity because people of many religion, race, culture and tradition live together without affecting each others feelings and believes to their religion. India shares its diversity in cultures, religions, languages and communities with great diversity extended to manners, habits, tastes and customs. Development of Common Script: At present there are a number of scripts in India.
The erosion of national feeling threatens the sovereignty of the country. It accounts for the second highest home to Muslims in the World. India is one of the most populous countries in the world. Thus, every Scheduled language has its specific region and core of these exists in specific state. Punjabi is also very prominent in most Bollywood movies and most of the top songs are performed in Punjabi, making it very common to hear throughout India. As we come together to celebrate the unity in diversity that characterizes our Indian society, it seems in place to dwell on what we can, in our capacity as teachers and students, do to augment our unity, keeping intact the diversity that we are so fortunately endowed with. Nobody has any real reason to feel threatened.