In pics: India celebrates Rakhi with fervour
Or In pics: India celebrate Rakhi with fervour
which is correct?
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In these sentences, India is an example of synechdoche, where a word (India) is used to represent something with a greater scope (all of the people in India).
Although it represents a group of people, the word India is a singular noun, and so the verb must take the appropriate form for a singular noun. The correct version is therefore:
India celebrates Rakhi with fervour