Mains-14: Salient Features of Indian Society, Diversity of India

Why the town of Sultanpur Lodhi has attained a prominent place in the Sikh Religion?

Sultanpur Lodhi which is a sleepy town in Punjab’s Kapurthala district is at the centre stage of the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, founder of the Sikh religion. Prime Minister Narendra Modi ..

Discuss the trends in Internal Migration in the country.

Internal migration trends based on the 2011 census is outlined below: About 45 million Indians migrated outside their district of birth for work opportunities, be it employment or business. It comes down to 10% of ..

What is your stance on the issue of nationalism versus the linguistic federalism?

The southern states of India, most notably Tamil Nadu have strongly protested the three-language formula suggested under the New Education Policy as a conspiracy to thrust Hindi on the non-Hindi speaking states. Despite the loud ..


The spirit of tolerance and love is not only an interesting feature of Indian society from very early times, but it is also playing an Important part at the present. Elaborate.

India is well known for its diversity and unity.  Different racial stocks, ethnic cultures, and religious faith live together. What makes them different are their food habits, attire, and different languages. Even after so much ..

In context of the diversity of India, can it be said that regions form cultural units rather than the States? Give reasons with examples for your view point.

Each and every community has a different set of cultures from the aspect of language, attire, foods, lifestyle, behavior, music, etc. India is well known for its unity and diversity. History: In the post-independence time, ..