India – the land of rich culture and diversity has been enchanting everyone with its alluring beauty for a long time now. There is a saying that ‘one who comes to India never wants to go back’ and I guess it’s true as well.
Like, who’d be so mad to leave an exquisite place like India, like who?
Even the great Mark Twain had once said: "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. Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only."
And, we totally agree with him.
Well, if you still have any doubt about India’s greatness, scroll down for some amazing facts that will surely change your mind:-
1). The architectural wonder Bandra Worli Sealink has steel wires equal to the earth's circumference. It took a total of 2,57,00,000 man hours for completion.
2). India boasts of incorporating the highest cricket ground in India. At an altitude of 2,444 meters, the Chail Cricket Ground in Chail, Himachal Pradesh was built in 1893 and has owned the title since then.
3). India has the largest postal network in the world with around 1.5 lakh plus post offices in its vicinity. And not just this, India also exhibit a floating post office in Srinagar, this alluring houseboat kinda post office was inaugurated in August 2011 and has been a major tourist attraction since then.
4). Water was discovered on the moon by India's ISRO Chandrayaan- 1, the operation happened in 2009.
5). India holds the record of largest number of mosques in the world. India also has the second largest Muslim population in the world, talk about religious harmony, eh?
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