Must know facts about India

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Interesting Facts about India you must know - WittyWinks
"India is, the cradle of the humanity, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grannie of legend, and therefore the great grandparent of tradition. Our most respected and most instructive materials within the history of man are wanted up in India only."

These aren't our words. These are the words of the great Mark Twain. And here are twenty Indians facts to support his statement:

1. A floating post office

2. Shampooing is an Indian concept

3. Kumbh Mela gathering visible from space

4. The Indian national Kabaddi team has won all World Cups

5. The highest cricket ground in the world

6. Water on the moon was discovered by India

7. Snakes and Ladders originated in India

8. Bandra Worli Sealink has steel wires equal to the earth’s circumference

9. Science day in Switzerland is dedicated to Ex-Indian President, APJ Abdul Kalam

10. The human calculator

11. The first rocket in India was transported on a cycle

12. India is the world’s second-largest English speaking country

13. Diamonds were first mined in India

14. Largest number of vegetarians in the world

15. The world’s largest producer of milk

16. Rabindranath Tagore also wrote the national anthem for Bangladesh

17. Dhyan Chand was offered German citizenship

18. Freddie Mercury and Ben Kingsley are both of Indian descent

19. Astronaut Rakesh Sharma said India looks saare jahaan se achcha from space

20. Havell’s is purely an Indian brand & named after its first owner

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