A Huge majority – $84$ percent – of the population identifies as Hindu. There are many variations of Hinduism, and four predominant sects – Shiva, Vaishnava, Shakteya and Smarta. About $13$ percent of Indians are Muslim, making it one of the largest Islamic nations in the world. Christians and Sikhs make up a small percentage of the population, and there are even fewer Buddhists and Jains.
The passage best supports the statement that
- Culture, Traditions and Customs of India are diverse.
- India is known as a multilingual country.
- India is identified as the birthplace of Hinduism and Buddhism.
- India is a country where diversity in religion exists.