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India
INDIA, officially the REPUBLIC OF INDIA (Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia
South Asia
. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people ), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal
Bengal
on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west; China
China
, Nepal
Nepal
, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the northeast; and Myanmar (Burma) and Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India
India
is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
and the Maldives
Maldives

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Demonym
A DEMONYM (/ˈdɛmənɪm/ ; δῆμος dẽmos "people, tribe", ὄόνομα ónoma "name") is a word that identifies residents or natives of a particular place, which is derived from the name of that particular place. It is a neologism (i.e., a recently minted term); previously GENTILIC was recorded in English dictionaries, e.g., the Oxford
Oxford
English Dictionary and Chambers Twentieth Century Dictionary. Examples of demonyms include a Swahili for a person of the Swahili coast , the colloquial Kiwi for a person from New Zealand
New Zealand
, and a Cochabambino for a person from the city of Cochabamba
Cochabamba
. Demonyms do not always clearly distinguish place of origin or ethnicity from place of residence or citizenship, and many demonyms overlap with the ethnonym for the ethnically dominant group of a region
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Parliamentary System
A PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM is a system of democratic governance of a state where the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislative branch, typically a parliament , and is also held accountable to that parliament. In a parliamentary system, the head of state is usually a different person from the head of government . This is in contrast to a presidential system , where the head of state often is also the head of government and, most importantly, the executive branch does not derive its democratic legitimacy from the legislature
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Constitutional Republic
A REPUBLIC (Latin : res publica ) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter", not the private concern or property of the rulers. The primary positions of power within a republic are not inherited. It is a form of government under which the head of state is not a monarch . In American English, the definition of a republic can also refer specifically to a government in which elected individuals represent the citizen body. and a republic that exercise power according to the rule of law with a constitution including separation of powers with a separate elected chief executive (a constitutional republic) or representative democracy (a democratic republic )
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National Language
A NATIONAL LANGUAGE is a language (or language variant , e.g. dialect ) that has some connection—de facto or de jure —with people and the territory they occupy. There is little consistency in the use of this term. One or more languages spoken as first languages in the territory of a country may be referred to informally or designated in legislation as national languages of the country. National or official languages are mentioned in over 150 world constitutions. C.M.B
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Federation
A FEDERATION (also known as a FEDERAL STATE) is a political entity characterized by a union of partially self-governing states or regions under a central (federal) government. In a federation, the self-governing status of the component states, as well as the division of power between them and the central government, is typically constitutionally entrenched and may not be altered by a unilateral decision of either party, the states or the federal political body. Alternatively, federation is a form of government in which sovereign power is formally divided between a central authority and a number of constituent regions so that each region retains some degree of control over its internal affairs. The governmental or constitutional structure found in a federation is considered to be federalist, or to be an example of federalism
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Nepali Language
NEPALI, (Nepali: नेपाली भाषा) with endonym KHAS-KURA (Nepali: खस कुरा) is an Indo-Aryan language derived from Sanskrit
Sanskrit
. It is the official language and de facto lingua franca of Nepal
Nepal
. It is spoken chiefly in Nepal
Nepal
and by a significant number of Bhutanese and some Burmese people. In India
India
, the Nepali language
Nepali language
is listed in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India
India
as an Indian language having an official status in the Indian state of Sikkim
Sikkim
and in West Bengal
West Bengal
's Darjeeling district . Nepali developed in proximity to a number of Indo-Aryan languages, most notably the Pahari languages and Maithili , and shows Sanskrit
Sanskrit
influences
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Satyameva Jayate
"SATYAMEVA JAYATE" (Sanskrit : सत्यमेव जयते satyam-eva jayate; lit. "Truth alone triumphs.") is a mantra from the ancient Indian scripture Mundaka Upanishad . Following the independence of India
India
, it was adopted as the national motto of India in May 1949. It is inscribed in script at the base of the national emblem. The emblem and the words "Satyameva Jayate" are inscribed on one side of all Indian currency. The emblem is an adaptation of the Lion Capital of Ashoka which was erected around 250 BCE at Sarnath , near Varanasi
Varanasi
in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
. It is inscribed on all currency notes and national documents. CONTENTS * 1 Origin * 2 Popular connotations * 3 See also * 4 References ORIGINThe origin of the motto is well-known mantra 3.1.6 from the Mundaka Upanishad
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Sindhi Language
SINDHI /ˈsɪndi/ (سنڌي, सिन्धी, , ਸਿੰਧੀ) is an Indo-Aryan language of the historical Sindh region, spoken by the Sindhi people
Sindhi people
. It is the official language of the Pakistani province of Sindh
Sindh
. In India
India
, Sindhi is one of the scheduled languages officially recognized by the federal government. Most Sindhi speakers are concentrated in Pakistan
Pakistan
in the Sindh province, and in India
India
, the Kutch region of the state of Gujarat
Gujarat
and in the Ulhasnagar region of the state of Maharashtra
Maharashtra

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Santali Language
SANTHALI ( Ol Chiki : ᱥᱟᱱᱛᱟᱲᱤ) is a language in the Munda subfamily of Austroasiatic languages
Austroasiatic languages
, related to Ho and Mundari . It is spoken by around 6.2 million people in India
India
(ᱥᱤᱧᱚᱛ), Bangladesh
Bangladesh
(ᱵᱟᱝᱞᱟᱫᱮᱥ), Bhutan
Bhutan
(ᱵᱷᱩᱴᱟᱱ) and Nepal
Nepal
(ᱱᱮᱯᱟᱲ). Most of its speakers live in India, in the states of Jharkhand
Jharkhand
, Bihar, Odisha
Odisha
, Tripura, Mizoram , Assam and West Bengal
West Bengal

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Kokborok
KOK BOROK (Kókborok), is the native language of the Borok people of the Indian state of Tripura
Tripura
and neighbouring areas of Bangladesh
Bangladesh
. The word Kók Borok stands for kók "language" and borok "borok society", which is used specifically for the Borok people. Kokborok is closely related to languages of Bodo Dimasa Kacharies of Assam
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Mizo Language
The MIZO LANGUAGE, or Mizo ṭawng, is a language belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family of languages, spoken natively by the Mizo people in the Mizoram state of India
India
, Chin State in Burma, and the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh
Bangladesh
. The language is also known as Lushai , a colonial term, as the Lusei people were the first among the Mizos to be encountered by the British in the course of their colonial expansion. Though still common, Lushai (or Lusei, or Lushei) is considered incorrect by the Mizo themselves. Much poetic language is derived from Pawi , Paite , and Hmar , and most known ancient poems considered to be in Mizo are actually in Pawi . It is the official language of the Indian state of Mizoram and is widely understood among the Chakmas and Brus in Mizoram and neighbouring areas
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Kashmiri Language
KASHMIRI (/kæʃˈmɪəri/ ) (कॉशुर, کأشُر), or KOSHUR, is a language from the Dardic subgroup of the Indo-Aryan languages and it is spoken primarily in the Kashmir Valley and Chenab valley of Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir
. There are approximately 5,527,698 speakers throughout India, according to the Census of 2001. According to the 1998 Census there were 132,450 Kashmiri speakers in Pakistan
Pakistan
Administered Kashmir (PaK). According to Professor Khawaja Abdul Rehman the Kashmiri language, spoken in the Neelum Valley, is on the verge of dying out. Kashmiri is close to other Dardic languages spoken in Gilgit
Gilgit
, Pakistan
Pakistan
and in northern regions of Kargil
Kargil
, India. Outside the Dardic group, tonal aspects and loanwords of Arabic, Persian and Sanskrit, especially its northern dialects
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Bodo Language
BODO (बर' ), or MECH, is the Sino-Tibetan language spoken primarily by the Bodo people of North East India
India
, Nepal
Nepal
and Bengal
Bengal
. It is official language of the Bodoland Autonomous region and co-official language of the Indian state of Assam
Assam
. It is also one of the 22 scheduled languages that is given a special constitutional status in India. Since 1963, the Bodo language has been written using the Devanagari
Devanagari
script. It was formerly written using Latin and Assamese script . Some scholars have suggested that the language used to have its now lost script known as Deodhai
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Dogri Language
DOGRI (डोगरी or ڈوگرى) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by about five million people in India
India
and Pakistan
Pakistan
, chiefly in the Jammu
Jammu
region of Jammu
Jammu
and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
, but also in northern Punjab , other parts of Jammu
Jammu
and Kashmir , and elsewhere. Dogri speakers are called Dogras , and the Dogri-speaking region is called Duggar. Although formerly treated as a Punjabi dialect, Dogri is now considered to be a member of the Western Pahari group of languages. The language is referred to as Pahari (पहाड़ी or پہاڑی) in Pakistan. Unusually for an Indo-European language , Dogri is tonal , a trait it shares with other Western Pahari languages and Punjabi
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Maithili Language
MAITHILI (/ˈmaɪtᵻli/ ; Maithilī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in the Mithila region which is today mainly situated in northern and eastern Bihar
Bihar
of India
India
and a few districts of the Nepal Terai
Terai
. It is one of the largest languages in India
India
and the second largest language in Nepal. Less commonly, it was written with a Maithili variant of Kaithi
Kaithi
, a script used to transcribe other neighboring languages such as Bhojpuri , Magahi , and Awadhi . In 2002, Maithili was included in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution , which allows it to be used in education, government, and other official contexts. It is recognized as one of the largest languages in India
India
and is the second most widely used language in Nepal
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