The two cities form a single metropolitan region that has experienced rapid growth due to migration from the surrounding 4.5 million people.
Bangladesh gained indepen ance and character in 1971.
The largest industrial concentration in Bangladesh is in the city of Chandigarh.
Cheap the modern planned city that serves as the capital of two and abundant labor has made the city a global center for cloth Indian states.
The cities of India ing, shoe, and sports equipment manufacturing.
The fact that the Green Revolution has increased South Asia's important trading center is one of the reasons why it has been so controversial.
South Asia's megacities have advantages and disadvantages.
This port city was Pakistan's capital from 1947 until the early 1960s, when the seat of government was moved to Islamabad.
South Asia is a well-defined cultural region.
The area was united by ideas and social institutions associated with Hinduism a thousand years ago.
The region's cultural unity was not undermined by the arrival of Islam.
The widespread use of English in the region was one of the cultural features imposed by the British.
Some are questioning whether rising Islamic fun South Asia can still be seen as a culturally coherent way of life in predominantly Muslim Pakistan.
The government is trying to keep politics and religion separate.
Is it relying on support from Muslims to intercede between the two groups?
It has been seen as biased toward the Islamists since the 1980s.
The country's small Hindu and Christian communities are supported by Hindu nationalists as well as liberal Muslim writers.
Saudi Arabia has gone toward developing fun Hindu nationalists gained considerable political power damentalist religious schools that are reputed to encourage both at the federal level and in many Indian states through extremism.
Most scholars think the religious con demolished Muslim mosques as a recent development.
The sites of ancient Hindu temples were weighed.
South Asian 2000 people, mostly Muslims, were killed during reli civilization.
Over the past decade, the Hindu nationalist movement has moderated the origins of South Asian Civilizations, and efforts are being made to promote religious.
Pakistan and northwestern India are now called Northern India.
The site of occasionally intense communal conflicts pitting society is poorly understood, as its script has not been decimating Hindus against Muslims.
Activists from both sides of the divide are being phered.
Despite its long period of power, the Indus Valley is trying to develop peaceful relations.
In the second millen, an Indian mother and her two-year-old son participate in a human chain, which leads to the disappearance of civilization.
There is a "Communal Harmony Day" in New Delhi.
All Hindus share a set of epic stories, usually written in the sacred language of Sanskrit.
One of its hallmarks is a belief in the transmigration of souls from being to being through reincarnation, whereby one's actions in the physical world influences the course of these future lives.
The fusion of two distinct religious traditions was argued to be the reason why Hinduism origi nated.
The roots of South Asian culture may go back as far as 5000 years.
By 1800 bce, the cultural core of the Ganges Valley is dim.
The caste system's essence is the notion of social Main Caste Groups, three varna groups and the traditional elite of Hindu society.
Brahmins, members of the traditional priestly caste, sit at the top of the hierarchy.
India's traditional intellectual elite is said to be formed by Brahmins, who perform the high rituals of Hinduism.
The Brah is below.
The warrior or princely were traditionally not a caste.
The Hindu posed to eat or drink with kingdoms in premodern India.
The Vaishyas are members of the lower castes.
As western India, Hinduism's religious are strong among certain merchant subcastes of architecture.
There is a prominent representative on this temple.
The majority of India's population is in the fourth varna category.
Most Sudra subcastes were associated with peasant farming, but others were associated with craft occupations, including barbers, smiths, and potters.
It is now called diversity amid globalization.
The rituals of the caste were not traditionally allowed to be extravagant.
Because of Hindu temples and their low status, Hindu and Muslim people in South Asia are sometimes seen as un- clean.
Buddhism in South Asia expresses a view of the early caste system that developed in Pakistan.