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If you had a chance to visit India, you may agree that one of the main attractions of the local culture is the typical attire. The clothing in India has more to do with the traditions, social and religious beliefs to fashion, as we know in the western world. They draw attention to the beauty of design, originality of textures and colour brightness.
The most typical female attire in India is the Sari. The Sari is a garment made up of a rectangular piece of fabric that varies between 5 and 6 feet long can be cotton, cloth or other materials. It is an extremely elegant and versatile outfit you can dress in different ways and adapted to fit any woman without cuts or seams. The colour and texture of the cloth are signs that indicate age, occupation, region and religion of the wearer.
India is a destination that stands out for its traditions arouse curiosity among travellers. Popular for its rich culture, more and more tourists come to discover the customs of India, so different from the western side of the world.
Unlike most countries whose official language is the language most spoken by the inhabitants, India’s official language is Hindi, but in turn the various states that make up the country have their own official languages. In some cases a state has more than one official language, such as Bihar, which are officially recognised as Hindi, Urdu and Bengali.
Religions with the largest number of faithful who can be found in India are Hindu, which are attached more than 80% of the population, Islam, Christianity. However, you can also find smaller groups of followers of the Sikh, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis, among others.
The strong Indian influence in the country has created a completely hierarchical society, through which they give absolutely all relationships. Hence comes the importance of the family, as the Indians define themselves in relation to a group rather than as individuals. While ownership may be given to any group-state, region, city, race, religion, the first group and to which they belong for life is family.