Politics In India Since Indepen

Book: Politics In India Since Indepen

Chapter: 1. Challenges of Nation Building

Subject: Social Science - Class 12th

Q. No. 9 of Exercises

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It is said that the nation is to a large extent an “imagined community” held together by common beliefs, history, political aspirations and imaginations. Identify the features that make India a nation.

A large body of people united by common descent, history, culture, or language, inhabiting a particular state or territory is called nation.

Features that determine India as nation:

1. Since India is a democratic country from the very beginning of its Independence and greatest feature of democracy is diversity with dignity i.e. accepting diverse cultures but and ensuring them life with dignity

2. India follows parliamentary system where every citizen of the nation has right to choose their leader

3. In India cultural history of every religion is preserved equally

4. In India there is no national language but 26 Official language


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