India Facts: 10 Incredible Facts About India
India is one of the largest democratic countries of the world and is still developing the country. India contains the second highest population crossing over 233.6 million people with different religion. Well, we all know that country is having very rich past. So, the country with this much population it’s hard to find the unknown facts. Anyhow here are some unknown and interesting facts about the India which you should know.
India’s 10 Incredible Facts:
Have you ever heard of post office floating over the boat in the river?
World largest postal network is controlled by India which is having 1.55,015 post boxes all over the country. On an average, each post office delivers mail to 7,175 people. In India, there is a post office floating over the boat in the lake of Srinagar which situated in Jammu Kashmir.
Kumbh Mela is the largest gathering festival in the world
Every year India there is a gathering festival naming Kumbh Mela which is known all over the world. In the year 2011, 75 million devotees were gathered in Kumbh Mela and gathering was so huge that it was visible from space. Also Read: Interesting Facts about Foxes
Highest Recorded Rainfall
Mawsynram is a village located in the Khasi Hills in Meghalaya. This village receives the highest rainfall on average in the world according to the reports.
Ever heard that the steel wires used in sea link are equal to our planet circumference?
We are talking about Bandra Worli Sea link located in Mumbai state. It approximately took 2,57,00,000 hours to complete. As per the reports, the wires which are used for making this sea link if we combine them the length of the wire will they are equal to our earth circumference.
India Vast Multiple Religion
India is a land of spirituality, different Religion and philosophy and is known for having the second largest population in the world. India has the world’s second highest language record with 780 different local languages. Even you’ll be shocked to know that its the second largest English of the world.
Shampoo is the product of India
India has invented many products and introduced to the world. One of the inventions is shampoo. But in those times, it wasn’t chemical liquid but they only used herbs to clean their hairs. A shampoo is being named from the mother language Sanskrit word champu, which means massage.
India has won all Kabaddi World Cups
Kabaddi is the national sport of India. Country’s men and women team have won all word cups held till now and have been undefeated from any country till now.
Water Discovery on Moon
In the year 2009, ISRO was the first to detect water on the moon surface.
Rajendra Prasad Salary
India’s first president Dr. Rajendra Prasad and in his 12-year’s of service he only took 25% of his total salary. In that era, the salary of the president was 10,000 per month.
We all know that world biggest animal on the land “Elephants” loves playing in the water and likes to get dirty even. In the Kerala, elephants are pampered with luxurious bath, massage therapy and lots of food to eat.