India 's Political View Of India Essay

1865 Words8 Pages
Introduction
Republic of India, a country located in the South Asia bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal (between Burma and Pakistan), is the second highest population country with 1,236, 344, 631 people (CIA, 2015a). India is the seventh largest country in the world and about size one third of the United States (Congress, 2004). India’s capital city is New Delhi which formally called National Capital of Territory of Delhi (CIA, 2015a). India has 6 major urban areas namely New Delhi with 24.953 million population, Mumbai with 20.741 million population, Kolkata 11.766 million population, Bangalore with 9.718 million, Chennai with 9.62 million population and Hyderabad with 8.67 million (CIA, 2015). India’s political view is democratic and stated that it has the highest number of democracy population in the world since 1990s as well as a multi-lingual federal state (BBC, 2015a). India has a rich diversify culture, according to Zimmermann (2015), ‘different regions have their own distinct cultures’. According to Gujarat High Court (2010), India has no national language, but majority of Indian has spoken Hindi and write in Devanagari script. The earliest history of India started with the Indus Valley Civilization about 3000 BC, one of the earliest known civilizations in the world. In the 19th century, India was colonized by the British Empire that influenced much of the western political and cultural views of Indian people (CIA, 2015a). In 1930, Mahatma Gandhi begins
Get Access