Why doesn’t India get rid of its culture?

Realistically one of India’s biggest problem is it’s backwards culture and it’s backwards religions. If they got rid of their culture and religion and became modernized then their country would improve a lot. So why is it that they can’t just get rid of their culture/religions and become modernized? What is... show more Realistically one of India’s biggest problem is it’s backwards culture and it’s backwards religions. If they got rid of their culture and religion and became modernized then their country would improve a lot. So why is it that they can’t just get rid of their culture/religions and become modernized?

What is stopping them? My guess is the corrupt people in power don’t want India to get modernized because they would lose their power and control.
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