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indian culture......what is an india ? make you clarify..

Submitted:Jan 7, 2012    Reads: 32    Comments: 8    Likes: 3   

India cultural definition

Republic in southern Asia. Its capital is New Delhi, and its largest city isCalcutta.

  • India is the second most populous country in the world, after China.
  • British control of India began in 1757 and did not end until the dissolution of the British regime, or Raj, in 1947, when India was divided into India andPakistan.
  • Mahatma Gandhi led the movement for Indian independence throughpassive resistance to British rule. He was killed by a fanatic in 1948.
  • The country is marked by conflict between the Hindu and Muslimpopulations and violence between castes.
  • Despite world disapproval, in 1998 India successfully conducted nuclear bomb tests. Pakistan did the same two weeks later.


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