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Transcript of India
India is one of the most religiously diverse nations in the world, with some of the most deeply religious societies and cultures.
80.5% of the population practices Hinduism, 13.4% practice Islam, 2.3% practice Christianity, 1.9% practice Sikh, 0.80% practice Buddhism, and o.4% practice Jain.
language: Their are several languages in India belonging to different language families.
The major ones being the Indo-Aryan spoken by 75% of the population. southern indians also speak dvavidian.
Other languages spoken in India belongs to the austransiatic tibe to - burman, a few minnor language families and isolates.
Acording to census of India of 2001 India has 122 major languages and 1599 other languages
The legal marriage age for women in India is 18 but for men its 21.
The wedding ceremony are filled with rituals celebrations that last for several days.
*India is a federal parliamentary democratic republic.
*India practices a dual polity system which means the main government is at the center of decision making.
*They have a bicameral legislature which has two house an upper house called Rajya Sabha.
* The lower house called Lok Sabha.
*The Indian constitution provides for an independent Judiciary which is headed by the Supreme Court.
To what extent do the cultural, social, and political
systems of India meet the
needs of its population?
Some parents begin marriage arrangements
on the birth of a child, but most wait until later
Located in Asia close to Napal,China and boarders the Indian Ocean
The music of India includes multiple varieties of folk music, pop, and Indian classical music
The day begins with the Haldi ritual, in which you are cleansed
at your home with turmeric powder.
This is followed by the Swagatam ceremony, in which your female relatives help you dress in your wedding sari.
Your fiancée will also do the Haldi ritual and will be dressed in his wedding attire at his home before coming to your residence.
When he arrives, at the threshold he’ll place his right foot gently over yours to symbolize the support and protection he will provide and will then be invited inside for his feet to be washed in milk and water
In early India, most of the arts were derived Vedic influences
Art in India
After the birth of contemporary Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and Sikhism arts flourished under the patronage of kings and emperors.
The coming of Islam spawned a whole new era of Indian architecture and art.
Finally the British brought their own Gothic and Roman influences and fused it with the Indian style.
They have a culture infusion in their art.
The National Flag of India is a horizontal rectangular tricolour of deep saffron, white and India green; with the Ashoka Chakra, a 24-spoke wheel, in navy blue at its centre.
The flag, by law, is to be made of khadi, a special type of hand-spun cloth, or silk made popular by Mahatma Gandhi.
Usage of the flag is governed by the Flag Code of India and other laws relating to the national emblems.
The original code prohibited use of the flag by private citizens except on national days such as the Independence day and the Republic Day
*Over 20,000 men and over a 1,ooo elepants were brought over from Erope and Persha to help build the Taj Mahal.
Health insurance only covers hospitalisation and emergency costs
Publicly funded government hospitals provide basic care only
most of the time these hosptials are crowded and waiting times can be long
Government hospitals are often understaffed, which is why a family member usually attends to the patient during a hospital stay.
cost of care is significantly cheaper
Most locals and expats prefer to use the services of private hospitals and clinics
high standard of care that is at the same level as North American and European countries.
Health care structure in the country is over-burdened by increasing population
The Indian Independence Act 1947 was as an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that partitioned British India into the two new independent dominions of India and Pakistan. The Act received the royal assent on 18 July 1947, and Pakistan came into being on August 14, and India on August 15, as two new countries
Generally between 100-100,000 people attend and many don't even know the bride and groom.
*The Taj Mahal was made for Mumtaz Mahal Shah Jahan wife.
India's religions mostly revolve around Hinduism and muslim. Very few percent of the population is christian.
Men in India have more desire/free will to use national internet sites such as Facebook, Instagram and twitter.
The language in India consists of many different types such as Hindi,Telugu, Urdu, Tamil and many others.
India is the second most populous country in the world
India has more than 50% of its population below the age of 25 and more than 65% below the age of 35. It is expected that, in 2020, the average age of an Indian will be 29 years, compared to 37 for China and 48 for Japan; and, by 2030, India's dependency ratio should be just over 0.4.
India has more than two thousand ethnic groups, as are four major families of languages (Indo-European, Dravidian, Austroasiatic and Sino-Tibetan languages) as well as two language isolates (the Nihali language spoken in parts of Maharashtra and the Burushaski language spoken in parts of Jammu and Kashmir).
The modern Indian republic is home to 97% of Jains, 90% of Sikhs, 87% of Hindus, 50% of Zoroastrians, 40% of Baha'i, 20% of Shia, 10% of Muslims, 5% of Ahmadiyya, 2% of Buddhists and 1% of Christians worldwide.
The school system in India has four levels: lower primary (age 6 to 10), upper primary (11 and 12), high (13 to 15) and higher secondary (17 and 18). The lower primary school is divided into five “standards”, upper primary school into two, high school into three and higher secondary into two.
India's Population Groups
*In 1632 the creation of the Taj Mahal began. 22 years later it was finished.