The very foundation of Hinduism is the principle of unity in diversity. This principle of unity in diversity binds India together, despite the fact that it’s a huge country with a huge population and with diversity of physical features, races, languages and religions.
The population of India comprises of six main ethnic groups namely, the Negrito, Proto-austroloids, Mongoloids, Mediterranean or Dravidian, Western brachycephals and the Nordic Aryans. India has as many as 1652 languages and dialects. The constitution recognises 15 major languages. The major religions of India are Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Zoroastrianism.