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India Facts

 

Approximately 3 billion movie tickets are sold in India every year.

The only country in the world that has a Bill of Rights for Cows is India.

Bananas were discovered by Alexander the Great in 327 B.C. when he conquered India.

India has the most post offices in the world.

The Indian election in 1984 was the largest election of any country.

The material to build the Taj Mahal was brought in from various parts of India by a fleet of 1000 elephants.

The number system was invented by India. Aryabhatta was the scientist who invented the digit zero.

India can be divided into three distinct geographic regions: the Himalayan region in the north, which contains some of the highest mountains in the world, the Gangetic Plain, and the plateau region in the south and central part.

The name India is derived from the River Indus, the valleys around which were the home of the early settlers.

India's three great river systems are the Ganges, the Indus, and the Brahmaputra.

The Persian invaders converted India into Hindu.
India's movie industry, Bollywood, is the largest in the world producing over eight hundred movies a year.

India used to be the richest country in the world until the British invasion in the early 17th Century.

Barbie's boyfriend Ken was not sold in India until recently because it clashed with the traditional arranged marriage.

Arabic numerals are not Arabic; they were invented in India.

 

 

 

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