It is surely a matter of academic discourses if we have to find out what does define basic tenets of nationalism. What is most striking, even if there has not been any uniform definition of same, there has been no dearth in nationalist feelings in countries. As per a school of thought, nationalism is nothing other than love of country and readiness or eagerness to sacrifice for it. While some other one consider, nationalism speaks of the doctrine that one’s national culture and interests are higher to any other. Whatever it is, all these indicate love and pride of an individual to his or her own country remains unblemished. However, this love is also not the result of any sudden development. It does result from pride of an individual in the history, culture and several other facets of his or her own nation.
I love my India immensely and there are enough reasons behind this. I do belong to a land that is regarded as one of the cradles of human race. It is the land that was instrumental in development of humanity and several other spheres of human civilization. These include culture, language, astronomy, mathematics and others (too numerous to be counted). How many people do know Sanskrit is regarded as one of the most scientific languages brought to the fore hitherto? This is also the land that gave birth to the notion of “0” or else there would hardly have been any further innovation in the realm of mathematics.
This is not all. India has been known for its universalism, liberalism or tolerance and conviction in the sacredness of human soul for centuries. And all these have influenced people a lot, even the alien aggressors. From Alexander to the British, all alien rulers have fallen in love with the mystic appeal and exquisiteness of India and have turned out to be its brilliant admirers.
With the exception of exquisiteness and adherence to Religion, India also knows how to struggle and get its independence. The glorious Indian national independence struggle for almost two centuries proves the same in the most eloquent manner. In each and every respect, India wonders all and will continue to the do the same.
There are so many Interesting Facts about India to make Indians proud.I am proud of India.
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