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Some of the major classical dance traditions are Bharata Natyam, Kathak, Odissi, Manipuri, Kuchipudi, Mohiniattam and Kathakali. To visit this land of eternal, enchanting beauty all you need is a valid passport and visa. A special license is required to photograph protected monuments using a flash and tripod. There are some conditions for bringing in certain personal goods such as film, video cameras, liquor, tobacco and weapons, while all high value articles and professional materials must be declared on arrival and re-exported on departure. All of India is on the same time, GMT + 5 hours 30 minutes, throughout the year. Voltage is 220 AC 50 cycles and international telephone and postal connections are available everywhere.
At each level, legislative, executive and judicial powers are divided equitably, so as to prevent concentration or misuse. At the Centre and in the States, powers are divided between the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary. At the Centre, the Executive comprises the President, Vice-President and the Council of Ministers, headed by the Prime Minister. At the apex of the judiciary is the Supreme Court of India.
Fall in love with India, with its legendary palaces, temples and forts. Excite your mind and body with rafting, gliding, trekking and desert safaris. Or go tracking wildlife in one of India’s numerous forest reserves. Treat yourself to an amazing array of arts, crafts and materials, at bargain prices. India, the world’s largest democracy, is a Sovereign, Secular and Democratic Republic mostbet.
Where the centuries co-exist and the modern blends seamlessly into the ancient. Where hospitality is a tradition, and development a passion. India is a glittering mosaic of people of different faiths and cultures, of varying climatic zones, of greenery and desert, river and mountain, wealth and happiness, modernity and tradition. India is the complete destination, for the mind, body and soul. This structure is paralleled in India’s States, with the Executive comprising the Governor (appointed by the President of India), the Council of Ministers headed by the Chief Minister who is responsible to the directly elected Legislative Assembly and the High Court. Each State is further divided into districts, themselves divided into municipalities, further subdivided into blocks down to the individual village.
It became independent on 15th August, 1947 and a Republic on 26th January, 1950 when its Constitution came into effect. The Constitution guarantees fundamental rights including freedom of religion, of occupation and of speech, and the right to vote. General elections based on universal adult suffrage are normally held every 5 years.
Today, the Union of India consists of 28 states and 7 union territories with the Central Government at New Delhi, the capital. The political structure laid down by the Constitution is federal in nature but unitary in spirit, with legislative powers and revenues divided between the States and the Centre, and residual powers vested in the Centre. Certain subjects are jointly controlled and enforced by both the Centre and the States, with the Centre superseding the States if necessary. Indian dance has an unbroken tradition of over 5,000 years, with themes drawn from mythology, legend and classical literature. The diversity of Indian dance forms spans folk and tribal dances with their regional variations, and classical dances, based on ancient texts with rigid rules.
Indian literature dates to the oral tradition of the Vedas several thousand years ago, and the great epics, which are still an integral part of daily life. The oral tradition continues through folk songs and dramas. The tradition of dance-drama in India has ancient historical roots, and is kept alive by a vibrant tradition of folk theatre. Indian art continues its vibrant classical and folk traditions from painting to sculpture to handicrafts. This is India – the land of magic and mystery, of dazzling beauty and exotic charms.