Peace and Harmony in India
Introduction: In India, there is communal harmony and peaceful co-existence of people belonging to different ethnicity, caste, creed, race and religion. India offers unity in diversity. She is committed to peace. People from all corners of the world come and commune with each other in this vast land.
Indians speak different languages, wear different dresses, and subscribe to different religious beliefs. There are Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs, Persians, Muslims and Christians. From time immemorial, they have lived peacefully in friendship and harmony, forgetting their petty differences of caste, creed, color and colloquial medium.
What makes this harmony possible? The magic spell of Indian climate contributes towards communal harmony among Indians. The quick succession of seasons here, the gentle sun and the benign rain soften the minds and level all differences. The Hindus look upon the Muslims, the Sikhs upon the Christians, the Buddhists upon the Jains as brothers, not as enemies but friends.
Right of Religion under Indian Constitution: The Constitution of India moreover have granted to all its citizens irrespective of religious beliefs, equal rights of speech, movement etc. It has recognized that the Hindus have as much right to the temples, as Muslims to the Mosques, Sikhs to the Gurudwaras and Christians to the Churches. All are equal in the eyes of the Indian Law and all feel equal and free on the Indian soil. No wonder, there is a sense of peace, harmony and universal brotherhood in India.