Why do Indians eat with their hands?

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India — What the rest of the world thinks about this country is that it is a land of snake charmers, people shit in streets, poverty, thugs, anti-physics action sequences in movies (true but only in Tollywood not in Bollywood), traffic jams (also true). India has come a long way leaving those things behind. But one ancient thing is still in practice in India; avoiding silverware and eating directly with hands. I have been…