India is mosaic of culture and traditions and its diversity of customs and traits as varied as the galaxies in the universe. The extra edition on General Studies Indian Art and Culture is meant to ignite the aspiring brains with fire of learning more and more about the glorious culture of the country.
The book is living commentary on the people, tribes, and communities of India. It sees through the prism of language the regional unity among the various states from Jammu and Kashmir to the farthest point of India in Andaman and Nicobar Islands-all existing side by side. The classical nritya, the dandiya dance of Gujarat, the simplicity of Bengalis and the intellectual caliber of Malyalis–all have been duly mentioned in the book as our endeavor is to make the book equally useful for state civil services exams too. The book makes tribes speaking different languages as its central theme and does not fail in communicating facts and feelings of considerable complexity about them. This is the beauty of our publications that we make a serious and sober attempt to lay bare in simplest terms of what is otherwise served in typical and complex presentation. The most salient feature of Pratiyogita Darpan General Studies Indian Art and Culture include characteristics of Indian culture, manursharth, five giants, sacraments, Indian philosophy, marriage, Indian scripts, ancient coins and coins, Indian music art and radio and television.
The present revised edition will be helpful for Prelims as well as IAS Mains General Studies Exams in smart manner and boos their confidence level with the availability of material on the topics related to art and culture. Thus they will be able to make thorough preparation as questions on the questions based on the theme of art and culture of India in previous years’ papers have been taken into consideration in making the book an authentic source of information about the nature of the questions that may be prepared from the art and culture studies. This is a book for anyone who wants to learn or teach Indian culture and art-languages, tribes, communities, customs, fairs, festivals, music and religions.
As the book contains huge information on each and every topic falling in the domain of art and culture of India with detailed and comprehensive analysis , it for sure will act as the best preparation and reference book for the candidates preparing for upcoming Civil Services Prelims /Mains Examinations for General Studies Paper.