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9 Strange Truths About India No One Told You Before

We Indians are proud of our country and will always be because India has given so much to the world that no one can even think of. Let's rejoice our freedom and be proud of the fact that we belong to this holy land.Here are a few facts and figures related to India that I bet you've never heard of.

That coffee is Indian, dude!

Shoe brand Bata is not Indian though CCD (Cafe coffeeDay) is. Bata the shoe making company established by three siblings with a little legacy in the town of Zlin, Czechoslovakia on August 24, 1894. It was among one of the world's first shoe producers; a group of stitchers and shoemakers making footwear for neighbors, and also for inaccessible retail traders.Cafe Coffee Day (contracted as CCD) is an Indian Coffee chain which is owned by Amalgamated Bean Coffee Trading Company. Amalgamated bean coffee trading company (ABCTC) is a Chikmagalur based organization which develops the finest espresso in its own particular domains of 12,000 sections of land (4249 hectares) across India. It is the also the biggest maker of arabica beans in Asia which exports to different nations including the USA, Europe and Japan.

Well that's interesting!

The logo of the State Bank of India is a blue circle with a little cut in the base that portrays flawlessness. The logo originated from National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad (Designer: Shekhar Kammat) on 01 October 1971 and it was inspired by Kankaria Lake, Ahmedabad in Gujarat.

Oldest football club!

The fact that Mohun Bagan A.C., an Indian football club based in Kolkata is older than some of the European giants like Chelsea, Man City, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Juventus and PSG. The iconic club was founded in 1889 and has tasted success in domestic cup competitions such as Durand cup (3rd oldest club cup competition after the English and Scottish FA cups), IFA Shield (4th oldest) and Rovers cup.

What's in the name?

Peter England as it may sound like a foreign brand is actually an Indian brand and Hindustan Unilever is not an Indian company.

Missile Man Of India

Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam went to Switzerland on May 26th, after that, this day is commended as Science Day in Switzerland.

Indian Railways is huge!

Indian Railways is world's fourth biggest rail system and it utilizes 1.6 million individuals.The number of individuals using Indian Railways every day is around 25 million which is equal to moving the whole population of Australia.Every year, 8 billion individuals use Indian Railways which is equivalent to the whole world's population.

Angkor Wat

World's biggest religious building, Angkor Wat is a Hindu Temple in Cambodia committed to lord Vishnu.

Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala is the wealthiest temple on the planet. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu of Hinduism.According to recent discoveries, the temple has resources which have a worth more than 19 billion US dollars or 1.2 trillion Indian Rupees.