East or West..India is the best

1) Around a 100 million years ago,
India was an island.
2) India’s name is derived from the
“Indus” river.
3) Indus Valley Civilisation is the
world’s oldest civilisation.
4) India, hence, is the world’s oldest,
most advanced and continuous
civilisation.
5) India has been the largest troop
contributor to the United Nations
Peacekeeping Missions since its
inception.
6) India has the world’s third largest
active army, after China and USA.
7) The Tirupati Balaji temple and the
Kashi Vishwanath Temple
both, receive more visitors than the
Vatican City and Mecca combined.
8) Every 12 years, a religious
gathering called the Kumbh
Mela occurs in India. It is the world’s
largest gathering of people.
9) The gathering is so large that the
Kumbh Mela is visible from the
space.
Kumbh Mela from Space.
10) Varanasi is the oldest,
continuously inhabited city in the
world today.
11) India has more mosques (300,000
mosques) than any other nation in
the world.
12) And the third largest Muslim
population in the world.
13) Takshila is said to be the first
every university in the world; it
started around 700 BC.
14) Today, India has the world’s
largest school in terms of students,
the City Montessori School in
Lucknow. It has more than 45
thousand students!
15) Indian Railways employs more
than 1.3 million people. That’s more
than the population of many nations.
16) More than 54 crore people voted
in the 2014 General Election – more
people than the population of USA,
UK, Australia and Japan combined.
17) Number of births in India every
year is more than the total
population of Australia, and many
other nations.
18) India has the largest English
speaking population in the world.
19) At an estimate, 25% of the total
workforce of the world’s population
will be from India in the next year or
so.
20) India’s first rocket was brought
on cycle and a satellite on bullock
cart.

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10 thoughts on “East or West..India is the best

  1. अगर मैं झूठ बोलूंगा तो गैरत मार डालेगी,
    अगर मैं सच बोलूंगा तो हुकुमत मार डालेगी।

    बहुत होशियार रहना है हिन्दू-मुस्लमां को,
    वरना लड़ाकर आपस में सियासत मार डालेगी।..

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