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My India, My Pride

India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world, spanning a period of more than 4000 years, and witnessing the fusion of several customs and traditions, which are reflective of the rich culture and heritage of the Country.

The history of the nation gives a glimpse into the magnanimity of its evolution - from a Country reeling under colonialism, to one of the leading economies in the global scenario within a span of fifty years. More than anything, the nationalistic fervour of the people is the contributing force behind the culmination of such a development. This transformation of the nation instills a sense of national pride in the heart of every Indian within the Country and abroad, and this section is a modest attempt at keeping its flame alive.

Did You Know That?

Sanskrit is considered as the mother of all higher languages.

This is because it is the most precise and therefore the suitable language for computer software (a report in Forbes magazine, July 1987).
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Quotes on India

Historians, writers, politicians and other eminent personalities across the Globe have greatly appreciated India and its contribution.
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Independence Day Celebrations, 66th Independence Day of India 2012

Facets of the Nation

  1. The Code of Conduct of the Indian National Flag, which has been dubbed as Flag Code of India, 2002 (File referring to external site opens in a new window) is an attempt to bring together laws, conventions, practices, and instructions for the guidance and benefit of everyone concerned.
    Download National Flag of India (gif - -1 MB).
  2. The song Jana-gana-mana, composed originally in Bengali by Rabindranath Tagore, was adopted in its Hindi version by the Constituent Assembly as the National Anthem of India on 24 January 1950. It was first sung on 27 December 1911 at the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.
    Download Audio - National Anthem of India (-1 MB, 0:52 Sec.)

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Source: National Portal Content Management Team Last Reviewed on 10-10-2012