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IN People ON 27 Nov, 2014
Being a land of immense diversity binding together with the identity of one single nation India is truly incredible and one of its kinds. So here are 20 amazing facts about our very own country which stands truly incredible in every way possible.
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One of the prime tourist attractions in India the temple exhibits eroticism from its every corner with skilfully made sculptures.
Surgeries were done in India by Acharya Sushrut over 2500 years ago.
India has maximum number of millionaires in the world, though the unfortunate fact of rich-poor gap remains beneath this glorious fact.
Martial Arts was first originated in India. Kalaripayattu, the native form of martial arts in Kerala, is one of the most popularly followed and practiced form of fighting skills today.
Snake and Ladders - the game which all of us grew up playing has its origins in India, introduced as a learning game for Virtue v/s Vice.
The game of Chess is a gift from India to the world, also known as Chaturanga, or Shatranj in ancient times.
Yoga, one of the most popular form of healing and fitness therapy has its origins in India.
The highest bridge in the world is Baily Bridge in Ladakh valley, India - built in the highest elevation in the world.
India is the only country which is home to people from almost all the religions and ethnic diversities.
Until 1986, India was the only place where diamond was found.
All thanks to the city of Bangalore, India is now one of the fastest growing nation in technological know-how and advancements share. Currently India exports software to 90 countries.
The Vishnu temple in Tirupathi is world's largest religious pilgrimage destination. Every year it receives pilgrims even more than Mecca and Vatican.
India, though invaded and ruled be several foreign rulers in the past due to its richness, is one of the most peace loving country in the world. It has never invaded any country and provides security to over 30,000 refugees from Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri lanka, Bhutan and Tibet who fled from their respective lands due to either political or religious persecutions.
Charaka, also known as the Father of Medicine, introduced Ayurveda, one of the most sought after form of medicinal therapy in today's world.
Indian Postal Services, is the world's biggest postal service proudly running its business with its efficient and skilled employees even in this highly tech-savvy age.
India houses over 30,000 mosques though Islam is the second largely followed religion in India.