India is an agricultural country. It is a country of villages and farmers. More than two-thirds of its population still lives in villages. Agriculture is the backbone of the country’s economy. Its soils are fertile. The climatic conditions are suitable for agriculture. India is self-reliant in terms of food grains. In terms of many food grains, fruits and vegetables it ranks first in the world. Moreover, it is richly endowed with mineral resources.
India is a tourist’s paradise. It is proud of having varieties of tourist’s attractions. There are historical buildings, tombs, churches, temples, minarets, places of art and architecture, scenic beauty, wildlife sanctuaries, etc. The Taj Mahal is world’s famous historical building. The Caves of Ajanta and Ellora is brilliant specimen of architectural excellence. There are numerous centers of pilgrimage for religious tourists. Lakhs of people visit India every year.
There are many charms and attractions in India. It enjoys a place of pride in the comity of nations. We are proud to be the citizens of India.