10 Amazing Facts About India That Every Indian Must Know: –
Today we are looking at interesting facts about India. As we know India is seventh largest population country in the world. India is most influential and powerful country in the world. India’s cultural history is particularly amazing. India is a very interesting country with its diverse population. We could not wait to create top 10 amazing facts about India definitely you don’t know about it.
1. The Indian Inventions
Indias invented the concept of navigation, yoga, world’s cheapest car and thorium based nuclear power. Indians were the first creates of the concept of navigation over the 6000 years ago using mirrors and seas. Yoga is created over the 5000 years ago. There is a broad variety of yoga schools and practices in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. The world’s cheapest car Tata Nano which cost around 100 thousand Indian Rupees which is equivalent 1500 US dollars. And India is the first thorium nuclear reactor to produce 35% of electric power by thorium.
2. Linguistic Diversity
India has become a nation of many tongues and has been called as a “Museum of languages” and “tower of veritable languages”. In India, we find a number of languages. This multilingual nature of the country affects every aspect of her national life. But linguistic diversity was not a great problem in the past since Sanskrit in the beginning, later Persian and during last hundred years, English served as link languages. The Constitution of India has approved of 22 languages. Some of the classified languages are Hindi, English, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Kannada, Gujarati, Odia, Malayalam and Sanskrit. Hindi has been recognized as the national language of India.
The concept of Shampoo was invented in the 16th century in India. Herbs and natural ingredient used earlier rather than today’s modern combination of chemicals and fragrances in particularly dried gooseberry, Boiling Sapindus, fruit pulps and other natural herbs. It leaves the hair soft, shiny and manageable. Cleansing with hair and body massage during daily strip wash was an indulgence of early colonial traders in India. When they returned to Europe, they introduced the newly learned habits, including hair treatment they called shampoo.
Diamonds were first mined in India although estimated to be at least 5,000 years ago. It was the world’s greatest producer of Diamonds. India remained the world’s only source of diamonds until the discovery of diamonds in Brazil in the 18th century. There are now 3 active diamond mines in India. The famous Kohinoor Diamond was found in the 13th century. It first weighed 793 carats uncut, although the earliest well-attested weight is 186 carats, it was first owned by the Kakatiya dynasty. Today, the diamond is set in the front of the Queen Mother’s Crown of the United Kingdom and is seen by millions of visitors to the Tower of London each year.
5. The Indian Cuisine
Indian cuisine encloses a wide variety of regional and traditional cuisines native to India. Indian cuisine is known for its large assortment of dishes. The cooking style varies from region to region and is largely divided into South Indian & North Indian cuisine. Indian cuisine uses the whole palette of flavors – spicy, sour, sweet, and hot all at the same time. There are a basic 20 to 30 spices that are used in many dishes. Some of the Indian cuisine in North India – Highly used dairy product like Milk, Ghee, Paneer etc, Roti, Paratha, Puri, Bhatura, samosa, chat, and kachoris are highly in demands. And in South India – Rice, Dosa, Uttapam, Fresh Coconut water, Idli, Upma, and Coconut Curry are highly served.
6. Plastic Surgery
Sushruta has invented the first plastic surgery in the history in 600 B.C. It is believed to be the first individual to describe plastic surgery. The 1st account of plastic surgery was found in an ancient Sanskrit text. Sushruta described the basic principles of plastic surgery in his famous ancient essay ‘Sushruta Samhita’
1 & 2 in 600 B.C. Sushruta Samhita is strongly believed to be a segment of The Atharvaveda. Which describes the ancient tradition of surgery in Indian medicine is considered as one of the most brilliant gems in Indian medical literature.
7. The Indian Tourist Attraction
India is the most diverse country that you will find on this earth. With Greater Himalayas forming the crown of incredible India to the Arabian Sea that washes the shores of the nation in the South and from the golden deserts in the West to the culture and tribes of East. We have some of the Coldest places in Kashmir and the driest places on the Earth – Thar Desert. Attractions in India include mountains, monuments, beaches, tropical islands, jungles, hill stations, temples and an array of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. India is one of the popular tourist destination in Asia.
8. The India Wildlife
India is blessed with an incredible wealth of wildlife and boasts significant biodiversity. India has an amazingly wide variety of wildlife animals and birds that live in the diverse terrain of the country. The wildlife is preserved in more than 120 national parks, more than 18 Bioreserves and more than 500 wildlife sanctuaries across the country. The government of India and State Governments are also becoming conscious of the deteriorating wildlife situation and have acted towards creating safer zones to the wild life within the Reserve Forests by way of creating what is called ‘Protected Area’. India has many large mammals like the Asian Elephant, Bengal Tiger, Asiatic Lion, Leopard, Sloth Bear and Indian Rhinoceros. In recent decades, human encroachment has posed a threat to India’s wildlife; in response, the system of national parks and protected areas, first established in 1935, was substantially expanded.
9. 1,000,000 Indians Millionaires
India is a developing country. India is home to the 11th largest population of Ultra High Net Worth Individuals. According to the Credit Suisse Global Wealth report, India has 1,800 ultra high net worth individuals. The Ambani brothers — Mukesh and Anil — are the richest Indians, according to Business Standard Billionaire Club 2003. The net worth of the Ambanis has estimated at Rs 23,588 crore (Rs 235.88 billion). The report says the number of millionaires has increased significantly since 2000, rising by 164 per cent over the period, to 34.8 million individuals today.
10. Kumbh Seen From Space
The Kumbh Mela – The Largest religious gathering can be seen from Space. After every four years, millions of Hindus celebrate the Kumbh Mela, the Festival of the Urn. The four fairs are held periodically at one of the following places by rotation – Haridwar, Allahabad, Nashik, and Ujjain. At any given place, the Kumbh Mela is held once in 12 years. The spectacular image is the first high-resolution satellite image ever taken of such an event. The gathering was so huge that the crowd was visible from space.
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