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Interesting Facts About India That You Had No Idea About

Interesting Facts About India

 

India is the country rich in history & heritage.

Since our independence in 1947, as a nation, we have developed from scratch to be a hub. The hub with which every other country dies to work with.

We know our country is the best in the world. But here are some facts regarding our country, I bet you are completely unaware of!

Here are surprising facts about India!

India owns a FLOATING POST OFFICE

 

 

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Via – railyatri.in

Meanwhile, India has the largest postal network in the world, with over 1,55,015 Post Offices. Furthermore, a single post office on an average serves a population of 7,175 people.

The FLOATING POST OFFICE is on Dal Lake, Srinagar, Kashmir. The post office was inaugurated in August 2011.

India has the wettest inhabited place in THE WORLD

 

Via – wikimedia.org

Mawsynram, A Village on the Khasi Hills, Meghalaya receives the highest recorded average rainfall in the world.

Above all, Cherrapunji, also a part of Meghalaya, holds the record for most rainfall in the calendar year of 1861.

Bandra Worli Sea-Link has steel wires equal to the EARTH’S CIRCUMFERENCE

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Via – timesofindia.indiatimes.com

It took 2,57,00,000 working hours to complete Sea-Link. Also, it weighs as much as 50,000 African Elephants. It is a piece of architectural excellence.

India has the HIGHEST CRICKET GROUND IN THE WORLD

Via – tourmyindia.com

At an altitude of 2,444 Meters, the Chail Cricket Ground in Chail, Himachal Pradesh. Also, it is the highest cricket ground in the world. It is a part of the Chail Military School, and it started in 1853.

The Indian National Kabaddi Team has won ALL WORLD CUPS

Via – sportskeeda.com

India has won all 6 Men’s Kabaddi World Cups held till now and have been undefeated throughout these tournaments. The Indian Women’s Team has also won all the world cups held till date.

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INDIA discovered Presence Of Water on the Moon

 

Via – reacho.in

India’s ISRO Chandrayaan-1 detected water on the moon in September 2009. In fact, it became the first space research in the history using its Moon Mineralogy Mapper.

A CYCLE transported The First Rocket of India!

 

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Via – i.pinimg.com

However, the first rocket of India was sent to the station through a cycle because it was too light and small. Thumba Launching Station in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala was the station.

India has an SPA JUST FOR ELEPHANTS

Via – didyouknowtravel.com

Excitingly, elephant’s receiving baths, massages, and even food. Especially, at the Punnathoor Cotta Elephant Yard Rejuvenation Centre in Kerala.

India is the World’s SECOND LARGEST ENGLISH SPEAKING NATION

No doubt, India is only second to the USA when it comes to speaking English. There is more expectation for the growth of huge margin in the coming years. Proudly, with around 125 Million people speaking the language, which is only 10% of our Population.

 

India is the WORLD’S LARGEST PRODUCER OF MILK

Via – india.com

In 2014 India also overtook European country union by reaching a record-breaking Milk Production of over 123.4 Tonnes.

The Famous Game Of ‘Snakes & Ladders’ was INVENTED IN INDIA

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Via – i.pinimg.com

Moksha Patamu was the game that was invented to teach children the lesson about karma. Furthermore, it brought to commercialization and became one of the most popular board games in the world.

Stay tuned for more Surprising Facts About India!

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Shivam Chopra belives a lot in healthcare! Not just because he is about to be a Doctor, but also because he belives in the power of changing lifestyle! By qualification he is an aspiring physiotherapist which helps in giving him practical knowledge. He is also a certified Aerobic Instructor from IAFT and a Physical therapist from Manual Therapy Foundation Of India. He is also certified for Basic Life Support (BLS) & CPR from Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai.

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