Curiosities about religion in india

Curiosities about
religion in india
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India is a country in South Asia, home to the second largest number of people after China. It is a religiously plural and multi-ethnic democracy, the largest in the world. Religion has historically influenced Indian society on a political, cultural and economic level and that is why its constitution establishes freedom of conscience and the right to profess, practice and propagate religion. In addition, it has protections for minorities against discrimination on the basis of religion or caste.
The majority of Indians, 80%, identify as Hindu, 15% as Muslim and 2% as Christian. Another 2% of the population identifies as Sikh, 1% as Buddhist and 0.5% as Jain. Due to the huge size of India's population, religious minorities still represent a significant number of people.
The massive population of India includes not only the vast majority of the world's Hindus, but also the second largest group of Muslims within a single country, behind Indonesia alone.