India is a land of various races; various religious and various languages. Still then, the Indians developed into one nation by the influence of common territory, common history and common fight for freedom against the foreign rule.
But when India came under the British, the English ruler followed the policy of Divide and Rule in order to perpetuate their authority over India. Consequently the racial, the religious and the linguistic groups in the Indian nation first began to disintegrate emotionally and psychologically and then desired to disintegrate territorially. This resulted into division of India into Bharat and Pakistan. India the integrity of the Indian nation is awfully threatened as the communal quarrels are fanned by the hostile neighbours of India. Hence, the necessity of strong national Integration in India has become so urgent at present.
What should be done:
There are, in India, various religious communities, such as Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jains and Parses. Each community should appreciate every other community. Each community should love every other community, respect the prophets of every other community. Each community should observe the great days of every other community. Each community should help and share the religious festivals of every other community. A religious community should avoid doing any such thing which is a taboo for any other religious community.
There are in India, various linguistic groups speaking different languages, such as Hindi, Urdu, Bangali, Oriya, Assamee, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi and so on. Each linguistic group should respect the language of every other linguistic group. Every Indian student should be given full facility to learn through his own language wherever he is in India.
National integration in India is a crying need of the day. The Government of our country has founded the Council of National Integration. It is hoped that the people of India will