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1)The distinctive features of its culture and its uniqueness are the precious possession of the Indian society. Discuss. (250 words)

Topic – Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.

1)The distinctive features of its culture and its uniqueness are the precious possession of the Indian society. Discuss. (250 words)

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Why this question

India is a unique country with a rich ancient history and with one of the oldest yet dynamic culture. It has a distinct identity and although diverse in all respects, there is an underlying unity in Indian culture.

Key demand of the question.

The question wants us to write in detail about the uniqueness of Indian culture and its salient characteristics. Here we have to be as exhaustive as possible while confining ourselves to the given word limit.

Directive word

Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates to write at length about the key demand of the question- salient characteristics and uniqueness of Indian culture.

Structure of the answer

Introduction– write a few lines about the prehistoric origin of Indian civilization and the diversity of our culture in all forms ranging from dance to literature, architecture to philosophy etc.

Body– Mention that in spite of all these differences and diversity, Indian culture as a whole has some unique and salient characteristics. Discuss in points, about the uniqueness and salient features of our culture. E.g

  • Continuity and Change
  • Variety and unity
  • Secularism
  • Universalism
  • Materialistic as well as spiritualistic etc.

Discuss each point in detail and discuss how each aspect is highlighted in our culture. Take the help of the article attached to the question to frame your answer.