India - most historically cultural diverse country in the world has seen the various stages of development . from indian epics like ramayana and mahabharatha , to mughal empire dynastic monarchy to british rule and finall democracy to modern india indian culture to litrature has very deep roots. same roots are that of africa and there has been several links in africa in terms of history , culture and litrature . 
mahatma gandhi father of our nation had spent several years in south africa and played a vital role for the independence movement there . in 1894 he founded the natal indian congrss , later at the forefront of freedom struggle in south africa.
 the national dress of india , the saree may seen in many south african streets .
the feaver of cricket we found in india is same in africa