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May 10, 2012

The Diversity of The Peoples in India

India has a diverse ethnic groups that inhabit the area from time to time. Dravidians is Indian culture and the Foundress became the most numerous population in india. India is racially, culturally, linguistically, ethnically and religiously the most diverse country in the world. As per the 1961 Census of India, the country is home to 1652 mother tongues.The culture of India refers to the religions, beliefs, customs, traditions, languages, ceremonies, arts, values and the way of life in India and its people. India's languages, religions, dance, music, architecture, food, and customs differ from place to place within the country. Its culture often labeled as an amalgamation of these diverse sub-cultures is spread all over the Indian subcontinent and traditions that are several millennia old.
Snake-charmer with cobras
Bride and bridegroom with marriage crowns
Figures of animals made for Pola festival
Group of Kunbis
Hindu boys on stilts


Throwing stilts into the water at the Pola festival


Wāghya mendicants
Group of Pardhāns
Hindu men showing the choti or scalp-lock

Māng musicians with drums
Carrying out the dead
Statue of Marātha leader, Bīmbāji Bhonsla, in armour
Image of the god Vishnu as Vithoba
Source: The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV 2007 Kumhar-Yemkala ( R.V. Russell) 

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