India is huge and a diverse county and as far as our country is concerned we know our country very well from language to constitution and from records to facts, but still there are some facts that we bet you don’t know about India as a country. So here is a list of some of them.
The Golden Temple in India feeds a vegetarian meal to over 100,000 people a day regardless of race, religion and class.
Breathing the air in Mumbai, India, for just one day is equivalent to smoking 100 cigarettes.
The world’s biggest family lives together in India: a man with 39 wives and 94 children. India has the world’s lowest meat consumption per person.
India has more mobile phones than toilets.
It’s illegal for foreigners to take Indian currency (rupees) out of India.
Children’s Day is celebrated in India on November 14th, 9 months after Valentine’s Day.
In West Bengal, India, cows must have a Photo ID Card.
Actor Ben Kingsley’s birth name is Krishna Pandit Bhanji and he is of Indian descent
Chail in Himachal Pradesh is the highest cricket pitch in the world.
Rajma is not as Indian as we think. It came from Mexico .
India has the largest slave population in the modern world with over 14 million slaves.
The kites that you fly on Makar Sakranti were not invented by Indians they came from china.
53% of homes in India do not have a lavatory
Buttons were invented in India
There are places in India where a man marries a woman and moves to his mother-in-law’s house. Khasi and the matrilineal Muslim’s in Minicoy, Lakshadweep are some of the examples.
In India, a polling station is set up in a forest for a lone voter in every election since 2004. The name of the voter is Guru Bharat Das
Indian housewives hold 11% of the World’s Gold. That is more than the reserves of the U.S.,IMF, Switzerland and Germany put together.
A man revived 5 rivers and brought water back to 1000 villages in India using native water-preservation techniques. His name is Rajendra Singh.
There’s a village in India that produces most bouncers and bodyguards of New Delhi’s nightclubs.
Only about 1 in 100 marriages in India end in divorce, one of the lowest rates in the world.