Mutual Inter-dependence of Indian cultural diversity and Universal Human Rights
Culture has its own implications and perspectives in every society as it is made up of collective minds of people including critical, creative, informative and knowledgeable. When Minds of different people work together collectively, then only we can call something acceptable and unacceptable. We speak in different forms of same language, we criticize something, we accept something over the other, we reject things, we evolve different social structure with different forms of dance, art, festivals etc. Culture affects each other in different aspects of life and the way we transact with each other. Traditionally, India is rich in cultural values and diversity as different societies prevail and preach different values of their culture to the individuals belonging to that specific society. Cultural bonds directly connect with our rights as well because many thinkers and philosophers have evidently worked upon the connection between our culture and human rights. Our country has always been an informed and knowledgeable society as it has always welcomed thinkers and philosophers to walk on this land with their thoughts and creativity. India is a land of thoughtful minds and spectrum of these minds are always being embraced through practice and writings.
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