India Is My Country All Indians Are My Brothers And Sisters
India is my country All Indians are my Brothers and Sisters… This is the pledge the school children make in the schools. My memories went back to my childhood days. Yes, In school, we start our days with this pledge which I still remember and sometimes whisper too.
When I was thinking about the next word for the A to Z Blog Challenge which starts with a big “I”. My thoughts went back and suddenly it stopped at the word “INDIA” my own nation topped the list. Yes, India is my country, a beautiful country in the universe, we call INDIA, OUR MOTHERLAND.
Yes, it still lingers in our minds and on our lips.
Yes, we start our school day with this pledge. It still continues in all the Indian schools.
A Must Visit Place To Enjoy The Beauty Of Kerala. Watch This Video
The Pledge – India is my country…
is my country
All Indians are my
Brothers and Sisters.
I love my country
And I shall always
strive to be
a loyal and worthy
citizens of it.
To my country and
I pledge my
May God grant her
peace and prosperity.
many look at each other in a different outlook!
their vote banks/pockets.
different ethnic groups.
An India Map Showing Different Indian Languages
Though we can call this “UNITY IN DIVERSITY’ a great phenomenon, there is a kind of disunity that prevails among the people of India in the name of language.
Especially this is mostly seen when the central government’s imposition of Hindi language in the southern states of India, especially in Tamil Nadu.
For a detailed analysis of this language, row please Checkout this Quora answer to a question raised in this subject.
or the Union of India)
Language: Hindi (National)
3,287,263 sq. km
Above 1,025.1 m. 1,357,454,871
Hindi (National), English,
Hinduism, Islam, Christianity,
Rupee [ US $1 = Rs. 72.85 (approx.)
of State is President: Mr. Ram Nath Kovind
of government: Federal Republic.
Song” Vande Mataram (I Bow to The
Anthem: Janagana Mana (Thou art the
ruler of the minds of all people”)
October 2nd is the Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
“The Father of the Nation”
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Here are few links which lead to a few videos which reveal the life story of Mahatma Gandhi
Here are some rare videos from the life of Mahatma Gandhi — The first TV Interview and his speech at different places.
The first-ever made TV interview with Mahatma Gandhi by Fox Movietone News.
Mahatma Gandhi’s Speech (un-edited version)
MAHATMA – Life of Gandhi, 1869-1948 (A 5hrs 10min. video)
Please click on the below link to watch more videos.
AN AMAZING INTERVIEW WITH INDIAN PRIME MINISTER INDIRA GANDHI A RARE VIDEO
The interviewer is Jonathan Dimbleby of Thames Televisions.
The video first Broadcasted on November 16th, 1978.
INDIA IS MY COUNTRY – FEW THOUGHTS ON INDIA AND BRITISH IMPERIALISM BY EMINENT DIPLOMAT AND MEMBER OF INDIAN PARLIAMENT DR. SHASHI THAROOR
When we talk about India there is no doubt this eminent personality’s activities like his speech, writing, etc need to be mentioned.
Here below we are incorporating some of his speech and interview videos for our readers.
SHASHI THAROOR’S STIRRING SPEECH AT OXFORD UNION AND AN INTERVIEW WITH VIKRAM KHANNA OF THE STRAITS TIMES, SINGAPORE. AND A SPEECH
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
In this video, Shashi Tharoor the eminent author and Member of Parliament, reveals some serious facts about British Imperialism and the effects of British rule in India,
TV Today Network’s Consulting Editor Rajdeep Sardesai Interview too can watch in this video by India Today.
In the second video, Vikram Khanna interviewed Shashi Tharoor on various issues including Oxford Union speech, globalization to colonization, soft power, politics, and of course about his books.
A must watch videos for all especially for the new generation (students of politics, social, history, and economy).
VIDEO 2 SHASHI THAROOR’S INTERVIEW WITH VIKRAM KHANNA
VIDEO NO. 3 THE SPEECH BY THAROOR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
Few Lovely Scenes From India
|P V At Qutab Minar New Delhi|
|A side view of Qutab Minar Picture by Charles Philip|
|Lotus Temple New Delhi Pic, By Mathews Philip|
|Taj Mahal Pic By P V Ariel|
|Rajghat, Gandhi Samadhi Entrance Gate P V and family members|
|P V’s Family Members Near India Gate, New Delhi Pic, by PV|
|A Scene From Thekkady, Kerala. Pic. by Shibu Thovala|
A Tea Plantation Worker Picking Tea Leaves By Using A Machine.
A small Video By The blogger.
Here are some pictures captured during the recent flood in Kerala
ALSO, WATCH THE VIDEO GIVEN AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST:
FEW SCENES FROM THE RECENT FLOOD IN KERALA.
Rescuing flood victims who stayed 4 days at my brother’s home. They are rescued by the rescue operators/fishermen. Picture by Godly Paul Verghese, Pulikeezh, Thiruvalla.
The aftermath of Kerala Flood 2018. A Place where a palatial building stood. It just slipped down in the landslide. It is amazing to note that the materials in the house did not get damaged. Even the aquarium in the house did not get damaged. Fortunately, the members of the family are rescued a few hours before the landslide. This is in Adimaly, in Idukki District of Kerala. You can see the house in the below picture. Image by the blogger.
MORE PHOTOS – AFTER THE FLOOD
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON THE PAGES OF PHILIPSCOM