| Republic of India|
|Leader(s)||President Ramaswamy Venkataraman|
|Head of State||President Ramaswamy Venkataraman|
|Head of Government||Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi|
|Commander-in-chief||President Ramaswamy Venkataraman|
United Kingdom (Commonwealth of Nations)
|Military||Indian Armed Forces|
|Language(s)||Hindi, English, Punjabi, Urdu, Bangladeshi, Nepali and others|
|National anthem||Jana Gana Mana ("Thou art the rulers of the minds of all people")|
|Date formed||Before Common Era|
|Date established||August 15, 1947|
|Conflicts||Sino-Indian War |
Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
World War III
Occupied by China
India, officially called the Republic of India, is a country in Asia.
India's history dates back before the common era.
India was the crown jewel of the British Empire, which served as the gateway to Europe for ships from Asia while stopping at India and traveling to the Suez Canal.
During World War II, Japan attempted to seize India to meet with Nazi Germany in carving Asia. This was stopped by the Chindits, a group of British, Malay, Chinese, Indian, and Burmese soldiers. After the war, India began to reap for independence and became an independent nation on August 15, 1947.
The country engaged a war with China in 1962, in which China occupied some disputed territory. More over, India was a pro-Soviet country, while it's neighbor and rival Pakistan was supported by the West.
World War III Edit
In the initial days of World War III, India was officially neutral and took no part of the conflict.
As China entered the war on the side of the Soviet Union, it invaded India, South Korea, and Taiwan, possibly with the help of Vietnam. The invasion may have came from the Himalayas, the disputer territory fought during the 1960s.