India – A Country United By Love
India – A Country has several dimensions. Many foreigners came to this land either to plunder its wealth or to exploits knowledge. She (India ) has welcomed each one of them. .
“A man’s country isn’t a particular area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it’s a principle and patriotism is that the loyalty thereto principle” – George William Curtis
When once asked about his religion Mahatma Gandhi’s remark by saying that he does not belong to a specific religion but he belongs to the Muslims, Hindus, Christians, Jain, and the Sikh.
Most of us associate patriotism and nationalism as similar terms, but these two concepts have different meanings. Patriotism can be described as one’s loyalty and moral principles towards their homeland, whereas nationalism is a political concept which aims to protect the interest of a nation, further, it can be described as a symbol of love towards the country’s people, language, traditions, and customs.
Significance of Indian Independence Day
The national holiday which is observed throughout the nation with the hosting of the tricolour along with parades marks the significance and the sacrifice of the patriotic leaders and the Indian Armed forces for the country. India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru hoisted the flag on the Red Fort at Lahore on 15th August.
It is a tradition which was carried on from 1947 and is passed on to the future generation. India – A Country of rituals and traditions has become a scientific country.
Great Patriots of India
India had a number of patriots from the beginning of her fight for independence. Some of the greatest and well-known patriots such as Mahatma Gandhi, Maulana Azad, Bhagat Singh, Rani Lakshmi Bai, and many more great personalities sacrificed their life for our freedom which each of us is experiencing today.
Theme of multiculturalism
India is home to approximately 1800 languages and 20000 caste groups. It is considered the most linguistically, culturally, and genetically varied country after the continent of Africa.
India is also home to a variety of religions such as Muslims, Christians, Hindus, Buddhists, Parsi, Jains, and many more religions which form the major part of the Indian continent, in spite of being surrounded by different religions and differences one has learned to live with peace and harmony.
This is possible because of the main principle of democracy, which highlights the peaceful coexistence of another living being.
The theme of multiculturalism is considered the state of mind of every Indian, and it is perfectly on a level with the democratic spirit and corporation of most Indians. The outside picture of India may however seem glamorous, but the theme of unity is diversity (which India is mostly associated with) is sometimes internally challenged.
In a democratic country like India where the people indirectly rule as they elect their own representative to rule the state and country, however, the challenge India faces today is due to “fraud elections” that make some parties move into power at the national and state level. India – A Country of democratic values, wherein family decisions are taken by discussions.
India – A Country of Great Scientists and Mathematicians
The song, “भारत का रहने वाला हूँ , भारत की बात सुनाता हूँ ” describes the culture of our nation . Our heart fills with patriotic feelings and we feel to do something for the nation .
Indian Armed Force
Indian Army is considered as one of the five most powerful powers in the world and holds the fourth rank across 138 countries across the globe. Indians are well protected in the country due to the Indian armed forces which keep a constant eye on the border to ensure that we are well protected from terrorist attacks. They protect the borders from internal and external attacks. India – A Country of brave soldiers, who dream to die for the nation.
They play a major role in maintaining the peace of the country. Indian armies are not only soldiers on the battlefield fighting for their country but they learn the principles of life i.e sacrifice and discipline. The Indian army however consists of three services – the Indian Navy, the Indian Air Force, and the Indian Army.
India – A Country of great saint and peace lover leaders, who have taught the people ‘Live and let live’, also taught how to protect herself from foreign invaders. In spite of its peaceful policy, India is sufficient to protect herself from any foreign attack.
The history of the Indian armed forces are traced back to several million years, but their accomplishment and sacrifices are cherished even today. The culture of the army can be traced back to ancient times, as its first appearance was made in the most famous epics- The Ramayana and The Mahabharata.
The role of the British army had a winning streak in the fight for independence from the Britishers. Each country is surrounded by enemies from all sides, but what really matters is to have a strong and well-trained armed force to protect the country in times of difficulty. India – A Country brave soldiers, inspire the entire world, how bold and young we are!
The Indian army has worked heroically by saving the lives of innocent ones. The protection of the Indian Army is in the hands of the government, and it is necessary to invest in this powerful possession in order to help the country to reach greater heights.
India – A Country of Great Sportsmen , Artists
We feel proud of the magician of Hockey,‘ Dhyan Chand’, whose fan was even Hitler also. The time of Dhyanchand was the golden period of Indian History. India – A Country of great cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar, M.S Dhoni, have fame as international best players. Grand Master, Vishwanathan Anand, inspires all kids to play chess like him.
India – A Country of great singers like Lata Mangeshkar, Ravi Shankar, Mahesh Kale has not only defined new parameters of arts and music, but they have inspired the young generation to learn classical music and in this way, the Indian arts and culture will be preserved for future generations.
India – A Country United By Love
No one can divide us. We are a nation. Not North-Indian, not South- Indian, Not East, not West, We are only Indians.
Our Identity is our Unity. Today’s India is different, it’s not that India, who was following her leaders’ (including British as well as Indians) message blindly, today’s India is Digital India. It’s an India of Facebook, Twitter or Google, no one can fool it.
We are joined to each other by the bond of love and brotherhood. We are united by love. Indianness is our religion.