“In religion, India is the only millionaire. The one land that all men desire to see and having seen once, by even a glimpse, would not give that glimpse for all the shows of all the rest of the globe combined.” These words are from Mark twain, the American author and humorist. India is filled with amazement and mysteries that is unidentified by many of us. Well, here we are listing 10 facts about India that are incredibly interesting. Though there are thousands of facts about the land of diversity yet we have tried our best to pick out 10 facts about India that most of you were unknown from.
National Game Of the Country
What is the national game of India? There are many people who would laugh at the easiness this very question, will not take a fraction of second to ponder and would speak Hockey. But to your ultimate surprise, what if I say they are wrong? The fact is, India does not have any national game listed in its constitution. Perhaps, we were really good in hockey, remained unbeaten in Olympics during the regime of Major Dhyanchand, who was offered German citizenship after defeating Germany in Olympics. This was the reason, India was often flaunted with the game itself to which many countrymen believed if it is the National game.
Indian Man survived Decades without Food
Before you give this a read, get your science books or any other factual information outta your brain. Prahlad Jani, a social activist and ascetic from the country survived for 73 long years without switching his intestines on work. To test the truth, he was put on a 20 days reconnaissance to which he easily got through. Call it a supernatural power or the almighty’s grace, he left us awestruck.
Drinking on- whiskey Gone!
During past years reports, it has been concluded that more than the half of whiskey produced in world is being consumed in India. Punjabis are usually known to have a superb alcohal digestion power. No doubt, Indian can defeat the remaining world if there is organized a drinking competition.
We lack a National Language
India is a land of diversity. Many tribes, religions, locality, languages and much more enabled us to give a unique appearance. Erstwhile, when the country was primarily called “Hindustaan” and the national song consisted “Hindi hain ham watan hain”, many of us doubted if the Hindu are the prime resident of India and the latter, hindi to be the national language. But, no any national language commandments was conceded yet. Although Hindi is known to be the official language of the country.
The Mathematical Wizard
Shakuntala devi was when given to calculate 7,686,369,774,870 × 2,465,099,745,779, a 13 digit arbitrary number, she easily computed the result in less than 30 seconds. After showing her extreme acumen, she was provided with the title of “the Human Calculator”. How much time are you gonna take?
The leading Diamond Mining Country
Remember the Kohinoor? That astonishing diamond was mined in India and moved through various kingdom as a matter of pride. Before this, India had produced Diamonds from Krishna river delta and Guntur that are named for the first diamond mining region of the world. Later, Diamond mining started taking place in brazil followed by several other countries.
Switzerland’s Science day is inspired by an Indian Scientist
The heaven on earth, Switzerland did not celebrate the science day, until Dr. APJ abdul kalam, an eminent scientist and, the ex-president of India paid a visit to the foreign country. During his visit in 2006, the country declared 26th may as Switzerland’s national science day to honor the missile man who gave us Indian a matter to pride. To your information, we celebrate the national science day to celebrate the yearnings of Dr. C.V. Raman, a noble prize winner physicist from India.
A mixture of engineering and manpower at its best, the Bandra-Worli sea-link uses steel wires long enough to meet earth’s circumference length. However, it took 2.5 billion man hours to complete the whole construction. Also, the sea bridge weighs as much as 55000 adult African elephants.
Animals with Photo Id
It may read weird but true. In some regions of west Bengal, an Indian state, It is mandatory to have the photo Id of cows and various domestic animals with their owners. Known as the highest milk producing country in the world, India would amaze you with such distinctive facts.
The Floating Post Office
India has the largest postal network with more than 0.15 million post offices at different locations in the country. To spread its network, Indian post management established a floating post office in Nehru park of Dale lake, Srinagar in 2011.
This concludes the article on 10 facts about India. Perhaps, there are hundreds of interesting facts about the country that is unknown and unleashed. Whatever it be, we call it right- East or West, India is the best.
Label: 10 facts about India, 10 interesting facts about India.