My country is called India. My country has the second largest population in the world. It’s a big, wide country. There live Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Jains, Buddhists, and all other religions.
India is currently the sixth-largest economy in the world. It is an agricultural country where 70% of the population lives in villages. Like every fellow countryman, I love my country.
Origin of the name India
The country of India is named after the former Hindu king Bharat, who was the eldest son of Rishabdev. In Hindi, India is called Bharat. In Vedic times India was also known as Aryavarta. Before the arrival of the British, India was known as the Golden Bird.
The national anthem of my country
The national anthem of my country, India, is Jana Gana Mana, written by Ravindra Nath Tagore. New Delhi is the capital of India. Mumbai is the largest city in the country.
Hindi, English, and local languages are spoken. Vande Mataram is a national anthem written by Bankimdas Chatterjee. Saka Samwat is recognized in our country as a national almanac.
My country is surrounded by oceans on three sides
India is surrounded by oceans on three sides. In the east, it is surrounded by the Bay of Bengal. In the south is the Indian Ocean and in the west the Arabian Sea. India is known for its culture and civilization.
My country is a religious country
India is a religious country. There are great religious, ascetics, tragic people, heroes, great men who gave their lives for Mother India. The women here are statues of a hooded man, they’re brave.
Here, too, women were worthy and determined leaders. Great men like Arjun, Abhimanyu, Shivaji Maharaj, Gandhiji, etc. have glorified the name of this country with their high biographies.
The beauty of my country
The holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna, Saryu, Narmada, Krishna, Godavari, Vyas, Ravi, etc. flow here and irrigate this land. Bathing is considered sacred. Here comes spring, winter, rain, and autumn, these seasons.
Many kinds of fruits, flowers, plants, grains, etc. grow there. India is a country where you can see a lot of green everywhere.
Festivals in India
In India people of all faiths celebrate. Diwali, Holi, Onam, Dussehra, Rakshabandhan, Gudi padwa, Eid, Muharram, Buddha Purnima, Lohri are the most famous festivals in the region.
Here people celebrate all holidays with great joy and camaraderie. There are many music and dance styles in India. Here Kathak is a famous dance like Bharatanatyam.
India is a secular country. People of all religions practice their religion there. Everyone has complete freedom. There are no restrictions for anyone. India respects all religions. They eat both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food.
I’m proud of my country. I am looking forward to doing a great job for my country, which will contribute to its development.