History: This picture represents all the kites in the sky on their independence day which is called Republic Day. Many people in India have so many different festivals. Kids fly kites of their Indian flag to represent their country. They do a lot of festivals. Republic day is January 26th. They celebrate this holiday every year. Many people People in India have been celebrating this holiday since 1950. They celebrate this holiday because it represents their freedom from Britain.
Government: Above is the picture of what India looks like. India is a pretty big country. The kind of government that India is, is Federal Republic. Federal republic means a federation of states with a democratic form of government. India is split into 7 different types of union territories, and 29 states.
Religion: This picture is a picture of a buddha. Buddhas represent peace. A saying in India if you are Hindu is, “if you succeed in life”, your karma will be very good. Most people that live in india are mostly the same religion. 81% of people are Hindu. Hinduism is known as not a religion but a way of life. 13% are Muslims and 3% are christian.
Government: This picture is a picture of no drugs allowed. In india drugs are illegal. In India they don’t have many laws. But the ones that they do have, if you get caught by not following one of the laws, there are huge consequences. Some of the laws are you have to be at least 18 to drink or buy alcohol, but you don’t have to use an ID to buy it. In India it is very illegal to have drugs. If someone catches you with drugs, it’s at least 10 years in jail.
Arts: This picture is a picture of an Indian dancer. The type of dance that she is performing is called Bharatanatyam. This style of dance is performed all over southern India. India is so big in dancing and performing. There is a huge city just like how we have Hollywood in America, they have a city called Bollywood where all the celebrities and producers live. Many movies that are in India, get produced in Bollywood.
Arts: India is known for being a very festive and musical country. This picture is a picture of an instrument called a harmonium. This instrument looks like a piano but is smaller. Other instruments that people use in India is called dholak, dotar, ektar and many more instruments.
Economy: This picture represents the country of India and it’s poverty. India is becoming a very poor country. Barely any people make enough money to pay for their taxes. 75% of people that live in India only make 78 american dollars a month. Only 5% of people who live in India pay income taxes because the rest can’t afford it.
Economy: This picture is a picture of people working on a field taking cotton and exporting it. India has a lot of exports and imports. Some of their exports are jewellery, refined petroleum, rice, cars, and raw cotton. Some of India’s imports are crude petroleum, gold, palm oil, scrap iron, and telephones.
Daily Life:This picture is a picture of women that live in India. As you can see, they are all wearing very similar outfits. Men and women both wear very different things on a daily basis. Women wear very similar things. Women wear what is called a serre or a long piece of fabric, with a colorful pant suit. Most women in India are covered in big pieces of jewellery, Men wear a very basic outfit. They wear long pants, and a piece of fabric just wrapped around their waist.
Daily Life; This picture is a picture of rice. Rice is one of the most common foods that people eat in india. India has a lot of similar food that we eat her like fruit, yogurt, meat, fish and a lot more. But a lot of people in India also eat chapatis which is like a flat bread. What people cook their food in is most likely going to be ghee, which is a liquid butter. People who are Hindu, don’t usually eat meat, but Muslims can eat meat, except for pork.