AMAZING FACTS ABOUT INDIA – Happy Independence Day

On the occasion of the Independence Day of India, here are some amazing facts

  • World’s largest, oldest, continuous civilization.
  • World’s Largest democracy.
  • Never invaded any country in her last 1000 years of history.
  • Invented the number system. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.
  • Established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley Civilization) When many cultures were only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years ago.
  • 300,000 active mosques in India, more than in any other country.
  • Sanskrit is the mother of all the European Languages – is the most suitable language for computer software – a report in Forbes magzine July 1987.
  • Chess (Shataranja or AshtaPada) was invented in India.
  • Is one of the few countries in the world, which gained independence without violence.
  • Second largest pool of Scientist and Engineers in the World.
  • Largest English speaking nation in the world.
  • Largest number of Post Offices in the world.
  • Martial Arts were first created in India, and later spread to Asia by Buddhist missionaries.
  • Yoga has its origins in India and has existed for over 5,000 years.

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