Model Question and Answers for APSC | In the context of the diversity of India, can it be said that the regions form cultural units rather than the States? Give reasons with examples for your viewpoint.
In the context of the diversity of India, can it be said that the regions form cultural units rather than the States? Give reasons with examples for your viewpoint.
Ans: India is a country of unity in diversity. The mountain ranges, river- irrigated areas, rivers, and streams, forest, and desert all have beautified India with their outstanding diversity amongst people various races, castes, creed, religion, and languages each state and region has its uniqueness International local travellers or visitors love this variety colours, culture, and the climate, etc. This colourful variety of a country makes our country a major attraction of tourists that is beneficial for the Economy, and prosperity of the country.
1. Budhelekhand spread across Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh
2. Greater Nagaland spread various states of Northeast India
3. South India is common cultural unit with cuisine around Rice, Dosa, Idli, Sambhar and clothing that revolves around Lungi
4. In the states of western India (Gujarat, Rajasthan), common foods are Daal-Baati, Churma and also the Dandiya and Garba
5. Similar cultural continuity we can see in Punjab, jammu and Certain areas of Himachal Pradesh
6. Gond tribal culture is spread over states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh
1. Indian federal system has been able to satisfy needs of these cultural regions despite their being spread across multiple states
2. There is single citizenship for all, and single constitution which protects and promotes them all