Top interesting facts on India: There are many interesting facts on India which are unknown to most of the people in India. These are most valuable and astonishing facts about India which should be known to everyone. These facts reflects much great things about our country and increases the heritage of India.
India is the most amazing country of the world. Here i am explaining Lots of mind blowing afacts about india.
Interesting Facts on India are Listed Below
1) A floating Post Office:
India has the largest postal network in the world. The floating post office is in Dal lake, Srinagar. It is started in August, 2011. This postal department serves many people across the country.
2) Kumbh Mela Gathering Visible from Space:
It is conducted in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. It has over 75 million pilgrims in the year 2011. This crowd is visible from the space.
3) The wettest inhabited place in the world:
The highest record of average rainfall in the world is received by the Mawsynram, a small village on the Khasi hills, Meghalaya. Cherrapunji in Maghalaya also holds a record for most rainfall in 1861.
4) Bandra Worli Sealink has steel wires equal to the earth's circumference:
It is a true engineering and architectural marvel. It weighs as much as 50,000 African elephants. It took many days to complete this work.
5) The highest cricket ground in the world:
The Chail cricket ground in Chail, Himachal Pradesh is the largest cricket ground in the world. It is constructed in 1893. It is a part of Chail military school.
6) Shampooing is an Indian concept:
Shampoo is invented in India. The shampooing by herbs is first started by Indians. Later different kind of liquids are introduced by other countries.
7) The Indian National Kabaddi team has won all world cups:
India has won all the men’s Kabaddi world cup held till now and have never been defeated. The Indian women Kabaddi team has also won all the world cups up to now.
8) Water on the moon was discovered by India:
ISRO Chandrayaan-1 of India has detected water on the moon for the first time in September, 2009.
9) Science day in Switzerland is dedicated to Ex-Indian President, APJ Abdul Kalam:
APJ Abdul Kalam, the father of India’s Missile Program has visited Switzerland back in 2006. On his visit Switzerland declared May 26th as Science Day.