13 Mind Blowing Facts About India That You Have Never Heard
India is a vast country, which bundled with the amazing facts. This means things in India are most mind blowing – tend to be fairly large-scaled. Many of them are not yet popular and unknown to all people. Because, in terms of population and land India is large, it is hard to know for everyone to discover amazing facts of the country. We pulled together some wobble mind blowing things from the sub-continent.
1. Indian Railways.
Indian Railways employs 1.4 million people, that’s more than the entire population of many countries such as Trinidad and Tobago, Estonia, Vatican City and more.
2. Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.
The Tirupati Balaji and the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, are the world’s largest religious pilgrimage destination. And both receive more visitors than the Vatican City and Mecca, an average of 30,000 visitors.
3. A Mob of 200 Women Killed Serial Rapist in Open Courtroom.
In 2004, a mob of 200 women armed with vegetable knives murders serial rapist – “Akku Yadav” in open courtroom, Nagpur. The mob have stabbed over 70 times, stoned on his face and use chilli powder. Every woman claimed responsibility for the murder, the incident created headlines across the country.
4. Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Navi Mumbai, a planned satellite township which is near to original Mumbai, to overcome congestion problem. The city was developed in 1972 and is the largest planned township on the planet.
5. Mumbai Police Booked Terrorist For Entering CST Without Ticket.
Mumbai Police had filed case against Ajmal Amir Kasab for entering CST Railway Station without ticket. During the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, maximum number of casualties from the CST — more than 50 persons. And the attack was launched by Kasab and Abu Ismail.
6. ISRO used bicycle for first rocket transportation.
Earlier, India’s first rocket being transported on bicycle and a satellite on bullock cart.
7. Science Day in Switzerland.
In 2005, Switzerland declared 26 May as science day to commemorate Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s visit in the country.
8. Indian Teenager Worshiped as GOD.
A 13 years old boy Arshid Ali Khan from Punjab worshiped as god, because he has a seven inch long TAIL. People believe that if they worship boy their wishes will come true.
9. 31 Doctors from A Jaipur family & Still Counting.
There are 31 doctors in one Jaipur family, most of family members are doctors and it won’t be wrong to say this is doctor parivar. In this family seven physicians, five gynecologists, three ophthalmologists, three ENT specialists, neurologists, urologist, surgeons, psychiatrist, pathologists and orthopedic.
10. India never invaded any nation.
In the history of nation, India never invaded any country in her last 1000 years of history.
11. Largest Postal Network.
It is a known fact that India has the largest postal network with around 1, 55,015 post offices in the world.
12. India has Fought Eight Main Wars.
Since independence, India has fought eight main wars: 4 with Pakistan, 1 with China, 1 with Portugal (for Goa), 1 with Hyderabad Nizam (to take back the Hyderabad territory) and 1 in Maldives to restore government rule.
13. India has an Air Force base in Tajikistan.
Farkhor Air Base is India’s one and only military base outside its territory, operated with collaboration of Tajikistan Air Force.