India

Nailah Boatwright

Food

In India they use banana leaves instead of utensils, people always wash hands before and after a meal, because napkins generally are not provided at the table . At special celebrations such as weddings people may use banana leaves as utensils. Women may not eat before everyone else is served.

languages

India is home to several thousand languages such as Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri , Gujarati ,Hindi, kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, 41 percent of population speak Hindi the country most widely spoken language.

dating /marriage

In India marriages are manly arranged by the parents, in some causes parents may check the potential couples horoscope in order to determine a good relationship. weddings cause for great celebration expensive and feasting.

holidays

Most holidays are religious some4 Hindu holiday are Diwali and Holi, new years in India is called Baisakhi and marks the Punjab regions harvest, people often organize Christmas parties and celebrations the season with family and friends.

diet

The diet in India shows up as a common food rice, such as idly a steamed mixture of ground up rice and lentils. Usually food are very spicy, coconut is a common flavor. Osia is also a food similar to crepe it is made up of ground up rice and lentils.

fast fact

The continent of India is called Asia, the capital is New Deli, the population is 1,251,695,584, the area is 1,269,219, the main language is Hindi, the main religion is Hindu, the distance between India and Washington dc is7517.55 miles

sources

India. ProQuest.2015.CultureGrams Online Edition. Web. 10 nov, 2015.

India: Flag. 2015. ProQuest. Taj Mahal. 2005. Photograph. Collection of CultureGrams. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 13 Nov 2015.

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