10 Lines on India

India is a vast country with second largest population in the world. Despite of different cultures, traditions, religions and languages, people still live together which showcases the Indian culture of ‘Unity in Diversity’. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari whole India is united and believes in the culture of peace, unity and prosperity.

India got independence on 15th August 1947 and every year we celebrate the occasion with great pride by remembering the sacrifices of our great leaders. The progress and development in these years has been tremendous. India is competing with the world and on the path to achieve many more milestones.

Ten Lines on India in English

We have provided ten lines on India in English. After reading these lines you will know that in which continent does India lies and which countries are its neighbours, what is the position of India in size, where India stands in terms of population, what lies in the south, east and west of India, what lies in India’s north, which are the popular rivers in India, what is the national flag of India, what is the national emblem of India, what is the national anthem of India, what is the national song of India etc.

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10 Lines on India – 1

1) India or ‘Republic of India’ is a peninsular country in Asia i.e. it is surrounded by water from three sides.

2) India is the seventh largest country in the world with 7 neighbouring countries.

3) India has the second largest population in the world, with 1.3 billion people, after China.

4) In the western part there lies ‘Arabian Sea’, in the southern part there is ‘Indian Ocean’ and in the east there is ‘Bay of Bengal’.

5) The northern part of India is covered with mountains and one of the famous mountain range is ‘The Himalayas’.

6) There are a number of small and big rivers which flow in India, namely, Ganga, Yamuna, Brahmaputra, Narmada, Godavari, Cauvery etc.

7) The national flag of India is a rectangular tri-coloured flag having saffron on the top, white in the middle and green at the bottom having ‘Ashoka Chakra’ in the centre.

8) The national emblem of India is ‘Lion Capital of Ashoka’ at ‘Sarnath’ and at bottom it is written “Satyamev Jayate” meaning truth alone triumphs.

9) National anthem of India is “Jana Gana Mana” which was composed by Rabindranath Tagore.

10) National song of India is “Vande Mataram” which was composed by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee.


We have provided another set of 10 lines on India. After going through these lines, you will know that how many states and union territories India have, which is the capital city of India along with other metropolitan cities, which is the largest and smallest state of India in size, which is the largest and smallest state of India in population, what is the official language how many languages are spoken in India, which are the major religions of India, which country is the world’s largest democracy, what are the forms of government in India, who is the governing authority of centre and states etc.


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10 Lines on India – 2

1) India is a country having different religions, languages, cultural patterns.

2) India is a collection of 29 states and 7 union territories.

3) The national capital of India is New Delhi and metropolitan cities namely are Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai.

4) The largest state of India in terms of area is Rajasthan and the smallest state is Goa.

5) The state of India having largest population is Uttar Pradesh and Sikkim is the lowest populated state.

6) Hindi is the official language of India although Indian constitution recognizes 21 other languages also and there are 1652 dialects in India.

7) The major religions of India are Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Christianity, Buddhism and Jainism.

8) The major festivals are Holi, Diwali, Durga puja, Eid, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Christmas etc.

9) Indian government is divided into 3 parts viz. Legislative is the parliament, Executive is the government and Judiciary is the court of law.

10) Administration of India is run through the centre by the Prime Minister and the states government by Chief Ministers.

India became a democratic republic nation by adopting its own constitution and every year 26th January is celebrated in India as ‘Republic Day’. India is though a developing country but recently it has surpassed France and became 6th largest economy of the world. India is the land of brave hearts that’s why we are world’s third largest military. India is facing some issues of poverty, corruption and other problems but in spite of these issues India is still vibrant and progressing to achieve overall growth and development.