by; Samantha Huggins


In recent years, the economics have been changing Indias culture. Do to the globalization, Indians transformation from a protected market to a free-market economy and more have show the differences and changes in the generations. The differences in the generations are at many levels - social norms, accepted ways of thought, communication and behavior, etc. However these changes have been slowly been wore in Indian society.


India's culture (ethnic groups, family dynasties, religion) often play an important role in politics as parties and their leaders. The differences between the large Hidu majority and the nations Muslims increased with conflict killing tens of thousands of people, resulting in fierce political division. There has been devastating separatist and religious violence in the Muslim-majorty Jammu and Kashmir State, over which India and Pakistan have fought. This has caused the division in Indians way of live (culture) and government.

Culture traditions

Food - Widely appreciated for its use of herbs and spices. The cooking style varies from region to region and is largely divided into South & North Indian cuisin, famous for its diverse multi cuisine.

Clothes - For men, traditional clothes are the Dhoti, Lungi or Kurta. Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay. For women, the clothes are the saris or the salwar kameez and also Ghaghra Cholis (Lehengas). In some village in parts of India, traditional clothing mostly will be worn.

Art - India has one of the world’s largest collections of songs, music, dance, folk traditions, performing arts, paintings, etc.

Lifestyle - India is a very culturally diverse country with various traditions and dressing styles and have 18 different languages that are spoken.

Religion - More than 80% of the people practice Hinduism. Islam is practiced 13% of all Indians. Sikhism, Ayyavazhi, Buddhism and Jainism are other religions that are practiced.