Indian Teenager

Topics: India, Economy of India, Puberty Pages: 15 (1704 words) Published: April 22, 2011
The Indian Teenager

The cultural values including major Internet,


of of

Indian of the the

teenagers country‟s economy binding proliferation as have coming well

reflect more and of as in of into of influence

the than over satellite English,

ethnic, one the television the culture since

linguistic, billion people. the of

religious, Despite its in access all these all to 1990s,

and the people, the the have

diversity still exert


Indian their The India, that



majority widespread – with

teenagers. languages and forces the and ways their in thread” upper who of the



influence come

Western conflict

unleashed marks children various girls (the three held middleThey financial sometimes teenagers, around families in 250 with “sacred Hindu for

India‟s of event rites is are of days.

5,000-year-old Indian celebrated conducted age by in for the also among education. All their who many earning low-income full to time 2,500

tradition, presenting peculiar and unique challenges to the Indian teenager. Attaining puberty (around the age of 13) age years. may boys and parts of some a for with month. of earning culture teenagers The large a last who This Puberty up entry different rituals castes attain into regions and is the of feasts teenage the which for



to have

10 come

Upanayanam are


conducted in usually before

(Brahmin, puberty families

Kshatriya, some

Vysya). the

Celebrations country, of or their

boys and

especially higher diploma.

high caste and upper class Hindus. Teenagers in India generally finish high school at the age of 16. Teenagers from upper-class enter support especially to jobs 700 living to (many in the including them boys, Indian support that Indian live the uncles nuclear by the slums) pursue obtaining provided In per out along drop are kind degree by their Teenagers school and around of rarely job even market into work rupees most their



parents, however, studies, from work 1,200 is joint interact system teenagers elders is case are as in education the

adulthood. part-time (US$ often families, 6-16)



menial the three in

generally and in

Indian rupees (US$30-60) per month. The institution of family holds supreme importance in Indian society. It is through to where parents, been now norm lifestyle girls culture. (majority Islam family Many age-old teenagers together and last families. Most or aunts, few traditions still and and decades Reverence of other and belong the elders. live where and for India Hindu constantly joint number and more other their so in family of transmitted families with has are the and of given children. traditional

generations during of Indian taken are

grandparents, decline


members among are who The

parents This is while

teenagers. parents



constantly teenagers of

supervised India Muslim Judaism as

controlled, to Sikhism population various (all


boys such

relatively more freedom. The influence of religion and spirituality is very profound in Indian society and religions, four after Despite Hinduism India); of a Christianity, religion), (second and Buddhism, largest even Jainism, well originated Indonesia), the





strong regularly which would without worship.

secular flock can think The and be of

movement, to the in to in times found going their belief

most various every the

teenagers temples, nook opening and and seen the and of


India of

are churches, the term ritual is gurus a have

relatively and country. or at very and large a

devout many Very place strong an of few

and holy

they places,

mosques, corner a school some

teenagers examination religious Indian...
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