Introduction

  • India is a vast country and its society is highly Social life continues in India from the Indus Valley Civilization around 2500 BC to the present day. During this very long period, Indian society has undergone many changes, it assimilated many cultures and influenced by many foreign societies.
  • Indian society is an exemplification of multicultural, multi-ethnic and multi-ideological constructs, which co-exist, at once striving to strike harmony and also to retain its individuality.
  • Based on the generous concept of Vasudhaiva Kutumbkam (the world is one family), Indian society possess a great cultural heritage. During the course of its evolution, it has accommodated and integrated many communities and their ways of life from time to