The Challenges of Cultural Diversity

The Challenges of Cultural Diversity

Question

How is Indian nation state one of the most diverse in the world in view of society and culture here?

Answer

(i) Society : (i) Second largest population in the world (1029 million as per 2001 census.)

(ii) Cultural diversity:

(i) 1632 different languages and dialecets

(ii) 22 languages recognised officially under schedule -8 Of constitution.
(iii) Religion : Hindus (80.5%), Muslims (13.4%), Christians (2.3%), Sikhs (1.9%), Buddhists (0.8%), Jains (0.4%)

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