Essay On India My Country
India is my country. It is also known as Hindustan or Bharat. It is situated in Asia. It is protected by the Himalayas in the north, the Indian Ocean to its south, the Arabian Sea to its west, and the Bay of Bengal in the east. Pakistan, Bangladesh, and China are their neighboring countries. India is an agricultural country. 70% of its total population lives in villages.
India is a country with a rich cultural heritage. Ancient India was much advanced in the world in almost all the areas like science, mathematics, politics, economics, and Ayurveda. Bhaskaracharya, the great Indian mathematician introduced the concept of zero to the world. It is a land of mountains, rivers forests, deserts, and sea coasts.
One of the seven wonders of the world—the Taj Mahal and many other magnificent buildings and structures like the Qutub Minar, Red Fort, and the caves of Ajanta and Ellora are situated here. The places like Kashmir, Shimla, Kullu, and Masuri have been blessed with natural beauty.
Our country is very rich in mineral deposits and other natural resources. India ranks second in the world in respect of the population. India is a secular nation. People following many different religions and cultures live here in absolute harmony. Every person has a right to follow the religion of his/her choice. We have hundreds of different languages. Hindi is our national language.
India follows the democratic form of government. It is highly reputed on an international level. India holds an important position in Asia. I love my country very much.