India is a land of diversity. The nation truly plays the odds at a different level altogether. Languages, politics, and religion, practices: take up anything you wish to; India is sure to surprise you. We tried to find out what are the five most bombastic facts about India. Our list is given below, read on to see how many of these were known to you!
Setting New Standards In Bringing People Together
Not only does India have the largest network of post offices in the world, it has another peculiar feature too. India also is home to the world’s only floating post office. This is located in Dal Lake, Srinagar and came into existence in 2011.
The Earth’s Circumference And Beyond
The Bandra-Worli sea link is a marvel in itself. Weighing more than 50,000 African elephants put together, there is another noteworthy thing about it. It has steel wires of length exactly as the same as the circumference of Earth. Coincidence? I think not.
ISRO: Taking India To The World
ISRO definitely has a huge cauldron of achievements to its credit. Another fairly famous one is that the mapper which discovered water on the moon belonged to ISRO. Way to go India!
Securing Premier Spot Across Categories
India has a lot of firsts to boast about. India is the largest producer of milk in the world. It left you surprised, didn’t it? What’s equally surprising is that we also have the largest number of vegetarians in the world.
The Originator Of Several Concepts
From snakes and ladders to calendars; it all started first in India. To the extent that even diamonds were mined in India first.
We are sure that these facts are definite to make you look at India in an entirely new light.