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Vande Mataram
MY BELOVED INDIA
 
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Visit the beautiful and mysterious INDIA

Taj Mahal
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lotus The national flower--LOTUS,the most enchanting and worshiped flower in Asia. Also called a waterlily and is prized for its serene beauty. Lotus is delightful to behold as its blossom opens on the surface of a pond. In India the lotus is sacred. Much folklore and religious mythology is woven around it. 
 Tiger The national animal--TIGER,the lord of the jungle. A very solitary and illusive animal that loves to swim. The most cunning hunter that can leap up to 13 feet in the air.
mangoes The national fruit--MANGO,the most delicious fruit that is very popular in India, SouthEast Asia and Mexico. It is full of Vitamin A,B and C. In India there are over 100 varieties of mangoes, in different sizes and colors. Mangoes have been cultivated in India since thousands of years ago. The poet Kalidas sang its praises. Alexander the Great savored its taste,as did the Chinese pilgrem Hieun Tsang. Akaber planted 100,000 mango trees in Darbhanga, known as Lakhi Bagh.
white peacocks The national bird--PEACOCK,the most beautiful bird in the world. It's melodious songs announce the coming of the monsoon rains. Peacock is a native of India. It is found both wild in the jungles and also domisticated in the villages. They were once bred for food but now hunting of peacocks is banned in India.
 
 
 
 
 
 
India-An OverView A complete and informative overview of India.
India-Facts&Figures A most complete and updated facts&figures about the Indian sub-continent.
News & Commentary A'COOL' page filled with humor,stories, news,opinions, and commentaries.
Indian Heritage A site based on Indian cultural Heritage
 
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