A floating post office in Srinagar and 9 amazing facts
about incredible India you might have never heard about
In this land of togetherness, there are many minds blowing amazing fact about incredible India which is not that known by most of the people? Here is a collection of some weird, craziest and interesting facts that will make you say- ‘Incredible India’.
“India is, the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grandmother of tradition.”- Mark Twain
1.India consumes about half of the world’s whiskey
According to reports, half of the world’s whiskey is made by UB India which is the world’s largest whiskey company by volume. However, when these numbers are broken down per capita, India falls in the 9th position.
2.India has a floating post office in Srinagar
India is home to around 1, 55,015 which makes India the largest postal network in the world.But very few people know that there is a floating post office in the Dal Lake in Srinagar.
3.Nearly 8 million people travel daily by Mumbai local trains
A survey planned by railway planning head of Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation (MRVC) declares that around 80 lakhs people travel daily through Mumbai local trains. Fun fact- The number of people travelling daily by Mumbai locals is more than the population of New Zealand.
4.There’s a town in Uttar Pradesh after an Indian e-commerce company- ‘Snapdeal.com Nagar’
After Snapdeal had installed 15 water pumps for the villagers in this town which was formerly known as ‘Shiv Nagar’, the locals decided to change the town name. This was the villager’s way to express their gratitude as they no longer had to walk long miles to fetch drinking water.
5.India experienced the most death due to ‘Selfies’ since 2014
Shockingly enough, India tops the position in being the country where people die due to selfies more than any other countries in the world. Followed by Russia, United States, Spain and many other countries India ranks 1st in the list.
6.Kumbh Mela gathering was so huge that it was visible from space
Every Indian is aware of the festival Kumbh Mela which is a mass Hindu pilgrimage of faith and how Hindus gather together to bathe in holy water. In 2011, the number of people gathered was around 75 million which was clearly seen from space. Don’t believe us? Then check out this picture below!
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7.India is home to the highest cricket ground in the world.
Chail Cricket Ground in Himachal Pradesh owns the crown of the highest Cricket ground in the world. Situated at an altitude of 2,444 meters and built in 1893, this cricket ground is beautiful and a part of Chail Military School.
8.India has a village named, Kodinhi which has 400 pairs of twin and more
Kodinhi is a remote village in Kerala which is a mysterious town as it has around 400 pairs of the twin. The public is eager to know what happens in this town that has caused so many twins birth.
9.The term and concept of ‘Shampooing’ has invented in India
The whole concept of massaging our hair and washing it with a shampoo has introduced first in India. In fact, the term ‘Shampoo’ is derived from a Sanskrit word ‘Champu’ which means to massage.
10.People can message Elephants in Kerala, India
Now isn’t this something really innovative and something delightful for all the animal lovers? Elephant Yard Rejuvenation Centre situated in Kerala is the place where elephants receive massage, baths, and even food. This fact about India is truly amazing and something we Indians should feel proud about.