عنوان مقاله [English]
Cultural Diplomacy, as a flexible and efficient instrument in foreign policy, is a basis for promotion of relations between states. It can be provided the proper background for mutual understanding between humanity through extension of cultural interactions, increasing of educational-Scientific cooperation, etc. The dissolution of the Soviet Union and ending of ideological dispute between two blocs create a new era for growing the role of cultural diplomacy in India’s foreign policy. India, as the world’s largest democracy, tries to use cultural diplomacy to promote its status in the international system. The main question of the article is «what is the status of cultural diplomacy in India’s foreign policy after end of the Cold War? ». By using the hypothesis of this article is «with regard to historical, cultural and civilizational background, India is promoting the role of cultural diplomacy in its foreign policy». This article aims to address the status and role of cultural diplomacy in India’s foreign policy. This study has been carried out in the descriptive-analytical method.