Why are Indians so proud of India for some tiny achievements?

Given that the achievements are tiny, should we not feel proud?

Do the parents feel proud when their child walks for the first time? What is so great about walking?

Do the birds feel proud when their chicks fly for the first time? All the birds fly, don't they?

Do you not feel proud that you won the school athletics championship? What is the value of a school athletics championship?

I don't consider my achievements to be great, but why do I have to compare to others to satisfy myself. I can be happy with what I have achieved. Is there anything wrong with that?

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