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Interesting facts about India that always made us proud


India is a country which is popular for its diversity. The name ‘India’, came from the river Indus which originated from a word Hindus. In ancient times, people used to recognize Indian people as the people of the Indus. Area wise it comes under the top 10 countries in the world. It is known to everyone that India is the perfect amalgamation of religious beliefs and modernism. This diverse place is the birthplace of several major religions like Sikhism, Jainism, Buddhism, and Hinduism.


There are many questions which strike in our mind when we think about this mysterious country India. One such question is,

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India | A Land to Unite Cultures

Why Indians use their hands to eat food?


People raised this question several times. Well, Indians use their hand to taste and eat food for ages as the temperature of the food which we eat, or taste can be felt using the fingers. It also helps in mixing flavors. But this system is not followed all over India. The Western and the northern part of India do not follow such practices.


In short, the seventh-largest country is the cradle of the living race and grandmother of different traditions and legend.


There is a wide range of interesting facts which people don't know about India. Few among them are listed here which are indeed quite impressive. Let's dig deep into it.


The invention of shampoo was done in India

The word shampoo has been derived from the word "Champu." It is a Sanskrit word which means to massage. Shampoo's invention was done in India using herbs. Later on, there was an improvement which led to the commercial liquids.


Diamond, the most precious stone was first mined in India

Diamonds were found initially in the deposits of Krishna District in the bank of Krishna. Eventually, they were also found in Brazil after India in the 18th century. India was the first diamond producer in the world.

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Diamond, the most precious stone was first mined in India

Shani Shingnapur, a place where people live without door in India

There is a place in India called Shani Shingnapur where people live without a door. You must be wondering why! That's because they believe that if someone steals anything from this place, Lord Shani gives them horrible punishment. They don't even have a police station there.

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Shani Shingnapur, a place where people live without door in India


The karamnasa River, a cursed river in India

Have you heard about The Karmnasa River? Well, it's a cursed river, and it is believed that if someone touches this river, he has to face destruction in life. You'll be amazed to know that people around this river survive by eating dried fruits only because they don't even get water for cooking food.

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The karamnasa River, a cursed river in India

The largest school in the world is in India

Do you know that Lucknow, a city in India, consists of the largest school in the world? Yes, you heard it right. The name of this school is the city Montessori School (CMS). It has 13 campuses, 4500 staff, and more than 25000 students.

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The largest school in the world is in India

World's highest cricket pitch is in Himachal Pradesh, India

Are you a cricket lover? Then this one will blow your mind. That's because the world's highest cricket pitch is also in India. The cricket pitch of Himachal Pradesh is built above 2444 meters of sea level. On the other hand,

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World's highest cricket pitch is in Himachal Pradesh, India

English speaking ratio in India

India is the world's second-largest country where 125 billion people are English speakers. In short, India is way ahead of many English speaking countries when it comes to speaking English.

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English speaking ratio in India

Zoroastrianism never burn dead bodies

In today's world, pollution is the biggest problem. To reduce pollution, Zoroastrianism places their dead bodies in a building called "The Tower of Silence" and let it dry. After that, they put that dead body in a well.


Hence the exciting facts pointed out here was unknown to maximum people. Gaining knowledge and spreading knowledge is the best kind of strength one can implant within them. If we talk about the Indian culture and the roots of the people of India or the superheroes, we must point out that they never failed to make the country and its people proud.



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