25 Facts About The Amazing India -Turn on CC for Subtitles| InfoTape

25 Facts About The Amazing India -Turn on CC for Subtitles| InfoTape


hi guys welcome to my channel
InfoTape I am your host Maya and today I’m gonna talk about 25 facts about the
wonderful India but before we get started let’s hear out the disclaimer
there may be some names or words that I may mispronounce due to my lack of
familiarity therefore please do not get offended I can assure you that I respect
every country every religion every diversity every culture and every word I
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kind of knowledge with these information so let’s get started with
today’s topic 25 facts about the wonderful India did you know that there
is a floating post office in India that’s right a floating post office India has the latest postal network in the world with over one hundred fifty
five thousand fifteen postal offices the floating post office was inaugurated on
August 2011 which is located in Dal Lake, Sinagar. it is also said that
each of these post office serves an average population of seven thousand one hundred
and seventy five people. The famous kumbhamela
is a mass pilgrimage of faith in which pilgrims
gather to bathe in a sacred or holy river, the interesting part is that kumbh mela is visible from space, the 2011 kumbh Mela was the largest
gathering of people with over 75 million pilgrims. The wettest inhabited place in the world is in India, in a place called Mawsynram, a village on the Khasi Hills Meghalaya where the highest recorded average rainfall in
the world was in the year 1861. A true engineering and a beautiful
architectural model which is in the Bandra Worli Sealink has steel wires
that is equal to the Earth’s circumference. The highest cricket ground in the world
which is in the Himachal Pradesh with an altitude of 2444 metres which was built in 1893 and is a part of Chail Military School. Did you know that shampoo is an Indian concept which was invented in India, the word
shampoo itself comes from the Sanskrit word which is called Champu and in
Sanskrit that means to “massage”. There is one kind of an aggressive sport called
as Kabaddi and the Indian National Kabaddi Team has won all the world
championships held till now, including the womens Kabbadi National Team
isn’t that amazing? The water on the moon was first discovered by India. India’s ISRO Chandrayaan – the moon minerelogy map discovered it in September 2009. When
APJ Abdul Kalam visited Switzerland back in 2006 on May 26th – that is when Switzerland declared its
“Science Day”. The day Ex-president APJ Abdul Kalam visited
Switzerland. India’s First President Dr. Rajendra
Prasad took only 50% of his salary and the
salary of the president at the time was rupees 10,000.The spa in India is not
only for humans it seems like there is a special spa just for Elephants, it is
at the Punnatur Cotta Elephant Yard Rejuvenation Center in Kerala. Okay here’s
the most interesting part India is the world’s second largest english-speaking
country that’s right India is the second largest
english-speaking country in the world not even UK, that’s actually mind-blowing
approximately 125 million people speak English in India and that is just the
10% of the population this count is expected to grow in the coming years I
mean who knows maybe India can beat us and become the number one spot for the
english-speaking country in the coming years due to the highest population of
India compared to the US. The largest number of vegetarians in the world exist
in India. Due to the religious choices or personal reasons
India is the world’s largest producer of fresh milk. India is also the very first
country to consume sugar by extraction and purifying techniques. Shakuntala Devi
the human calculator was given this title when she demonstrated 213 digit
numbers at random and answered correctly within 28 seconds. Rabindranath Tagore
who wrote the national anthem for India is a same person who also wrote the
national anthem for Bangladesh. Dhyan Chand The Wizard of hockey was summoned by
Hitler and was offered the German citizenship, a high post in the German
military, and to play for the German national, however the Dhyan Chand
declined this offer. Did you know the legendary singer of the rock band “Queen” Freddi Mercury
was an Indian along with the famous oscar-winning
Hollywood star Ben Kingsley who was also an Indian. When the former Prime Minister
Indira Gandhi asked the first Indian astronaut to visit space Rakesh Sharma
on how India looked from space his response was “Sare Jahan Se Achcha”. The famous electrical goods company “Harvells” is an Indian brand and named after its
first owner Haveli Ram Gupta. Diamonds were first mined in India until diamonds were
found in Brazil in the 18th century, India led the world in diamond
production. A special polling booth in India is set up exclusively for just one
man from Banej In Gir forest. The final point is that the famous board game
snakes and ladders was originated in India this game was initially invented
as a moral lesson about karma to be taught to children. Well that’s all for
today and thank you so much for your precious time don’t forget to give it a
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you some next time stay tuned, bye bye

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