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50 Interesting Facts About India

There is no country that brings out colors, smells, busy streets and breathtaking landscapes like India.

From the smell of spices to amazing sights like the Taj Mahal, wherever attack your senses from all directions.

Here we want to look at 50 facts about this beautiful Asian country.

  1. In August 2011, a post office was inaugurated in Dal Lake, Srinagar. This post office is not just any post office like one of the other 55,000 others, this office is floating.
  2. In 1861, Mawsynram village is officially the wettest place in the world and receives the highest annual average rainfall in the world.
  3. The Mumbai Bridge; Bandra-Worli Sea Link cost $ 250 million and took over 25 million hours to complete.
  4. Companies with more than 100 employees are required by law to complain to the government if someone is laid off and cannot do so if the government refuses.
  5. Flying a kite is illegal under a 1934 law that classifies a kite as an airplane - unless there is a police authority.
  6. The highest point in the country is in Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world, at an altitude of 8,586 meters.
  7. We have the four tastes in western cuisine; sour, sweet, salty and salty, is expanded in India to include: spicy and astringent. Astringents can be a very dry red wine.
  8. The roads in India can be wrapped around the world nearly 120 times.
  9. Indians consume most of any country's whiskey; a whopping 50% of the global supply.
  10. Plastic surgery could have its origin in India, the written evidence of reconstructive operations was 800 BC. Carried out.
  11. The left hand in India is considered unclean as it is used as a tool to spray water to clean after using the toilet instead of the toilet paper.
  12. Chess comes from the Sanskrit game Chaturanga; the word actually means "four members of an army".
  13. The saffron in the Indian flag symbolizes sacrifice and courage, the white symbolizes truth and peace.
  14. The "wheel" in the center of the flag is actually a Buddhist wheel of life, or Dharma chakra.
  15. In 100 BC The decimal system and method of using 1 through 10 to indicate any number was invented in India.
  16. In 1987 Indian cricketer Fielder Sachin Tendulkar crossed the field to play for Pakistan when the team was short of players.
  17. In 1999 India scored a goal against Bhutan in eleven seconds.
  18. The Hindu calendar has 2 more seasons than the western 4, these are monsoons, which come just before autumn, and predominant ones, which come after winter.
  19. Apparently the air in Mumbai is so polluted that 1 day of breathing smokes 100 cigarettes.
  20. The national animal of India is actually an endangered animal; the Bengal tiger There are fewer than 2,500 Bengal tigers around the world.
  21. Although cricket, a British introduction, is India's most popular sport, the country's national sport is hockey.
  22. An Indian restaurant in Bradford, UK, seats over 800 people in an old chapel. This restaurant, the Aakash, is the largest Indian restaurant in the world.
  23. Coke is used as a form of pesticide in some areas of India, including Chattisgarh, because the price is much lower than commercial pesticides.
  24. A prominent figure in Indian history, Raziya Sultana was murdered in 1240 after being India's first female leader.
  25. Originally a source of nourishment rather than praise, India's national bird is the peacock.
  26. In August 1947, India gained independence from the British after a long and grueling struggle.
  27. In 1950 the composition The Jana Gana Mana by Rabindranath Tagore was recognized as the national anthem in India.
  28. The word "shampoo" is actually Indian. It is derived from the word "Champu", a Sanskrit word for "massage".
  29. There are 844 dialects of the 17 main languages ​​in India.
  30. India is 1.27 million square kilometers making it the 7thth largest country in the world, but still three times smaller than the USA.
  31. The Lotus Temple in Delhi has 27 huge petals covered with marble.
  32. Unlike other women in India, the widows wore white instead of colored cloth.
  33. About 70% of the world's animal spices come from India.
  34. India is the only country that has never attacked a country in its history.
  35. In contrast to the rest of the worlds, a bichiya is a wedding ring; The jewelry is worn on the toe.
  36. India has the lowest divorce rate, although arranged marriages are still the most common type of marriage.
  37. The Victoria Cross was granted to 38 Indians after World War II.
  38. A clogged toilet was the reason for the leaky base of a statue of Jesus in India that many would drink because they believed it was spiritual.
  39. In 2016, a world record was set for the planting of nearly 50 million trees in 24 hours in India.
  40. A meteor hit an Indian bus driver and killed him in 2016.
  41. A Mumbai thief was forced to consume 48 bananas by police after he was caught and swallowed a stolen chain.
  42. The word "candy" comes from the Indian word for crystallized sugar. Khanda.
  43. The most famous Indian dish in the world; The Tikka Masala is a British invention that originated in Scotland.
  44. In India, the mustache with certain positions is classified as a respected symbol of authority. Police officers even get more wages if they only have a mustache.
  45. Every cow in West Bengal must have an identity document as there are problems with the smuggling of the species.
  46. Since 2004, a polling station has been set up in a forest where a voter, a temple priest, can cast his or her vote.
  47. Over 23,000 people in India and Burma speak a language known as "anal" or Namfu.
  48. An Indian airline only hires female hostesses to save fuel due to their lighter weight.
  49. Over 100,000 people are being fed in a temple in India simply because they showed up. There is no requirement, but meals are always vegetarian.
  50. In 2017, Odisha hit a staggering 45 ° C (114 ° F). One resident saw an egg boiling in an oiled pan right on the street, with no fire or sources of heat other than the temperature outside.

A melting pot of religions, languages ​​and cultures engulfs the cities of India and a tourist this is a sight.

The development of the country can literally be seen as you travel from place to place and climb higher and higher as others have so little.

Wherever you are in India you are sure to find something to amaze you, good or bad, and that is the charm of one of the most populous countries in the world, its simplicity and complexity.

Just remember to watch your actions and adhere to the strangest laws yourself or you may face unusual penalties.