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1) Living in harmony with nature has been an integral part of Indian society. Elaborate.(250 words)

Topic– Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.

1) Living in harmony with nature has been an integral part of Indian society. Elaborate.(250 words)

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Elaborate- Here we have to add more details concerning what has already been said.

Key demand of the question.

The question wants us to write in detail as to how living in harmony with nature has been an integral part of Indian culture. We have to support our answer with proper facts and relevant examples here.

Structure of the answer

Introduction– write a few introductory lines about the  Indian society. E.g Living in harmony with nature has been an integral part of Indian society and its culture. This has been abundantly reflected in a variety of traditional practices, religious beliefs, rituals, folklore, arts and crafts, and in the daily lives of the Indian people from time immemorial.

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Discuss the reverence for environment showed by ancient and medieval Indian societies. E.g For the people of India, environmental conservation is not a new concept. Historically, the protection of nature and wildlife was an ardent article of faith, reflected in the daily lives of people, enshrined in myths, folklore, religion, arts, and culture. Some of the fundamental principles of ecology-the interrelationship and interdependence of all life-were conceptualized in the Indian ethos and reflected in the ancient scriptural text, the Isopanishad, over 2000 years ago; The oldest visual image of the human fascination, love, and reverence for nature in India can be found in the 10,000 year-old cave paintings at Bhimbetka in Central India depicting birds, animals, and human beings living in harmony;  The Indus Valley civilization provides evidence of human interest in wildlife, as seen in seals depicting images of rhino, elephant, bull, etc.; Sacred groves and sacred plants and animals etc.

Discuss the changes in Indian society brought out by the growth in population, urbanization, globalization which has led to erosion of traditional respect and reverence for environment etc.

Conclusion– based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue.

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