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IN OMG! ON 11 Jan, 2015
India is a super diverse country with the most incredible things on earth. Unbelievable people, unique culture and amazing things, India's many facts will shock you. Some of these mindblowing facts will make you a Proud Indian.
Indian people are different, friendly and always an enthusiast at their jobs. Here are some out-of-the-box unimaginable jobs which prevail only in India.
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Dabbawalas have been there in mumbai, delivering food to people at office and home since like ever. Mumbai's prominent and beloved dabbawallas industry has expanded majorly to include some larger food companies as well. They deliver you the best food at nominal price.
It is considered a auspicious to invite hijras to Indian weddings. They dance and give their immense blessings to the married couple.
Yes that is India and students work very hard.
Snake charming, the practice of pretending to hypnotize a snake by playing an instrument seems to be really scary for once. But there are people performing this dangerous act on Indian streets along with other risky stunts to earn money.
In accordance with some customs, wearing any kind of a footwear is not allowed inside the temple. Shopkeepers are helpers who take care of your shoes during your visit.
An agency in Rajasthan has been set up to rent out wedding guests for couples keen to increase guest numbers at their marriage. These rented guests bluff to be relatives or friends of the family.
A Mosque at Kallambalam, Kerala, is located on the national highway. Devotees who pass by the mosque, fling coins as their offerings to god and most of the times, the coins end up on the highway. So the authorities at the mosque have appointed staff to collect coins on the highway with the help of a device. The job is very risky one, as the collectors often get injured due to the vehicles passing by.
These people sharp knives, scissors and other cutting instruments and they best part is that you may find them roaming around on the streets in India.
These people will clean your ears with the help of series of instruments. The method of cleaning is really harsh, but the profession has been there since the Mughal times.
Old and torn currency notes can be exchanged easily for some commission at these small roadside shops.
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Mysore's KT street is called Goldsmiths Street because of hundreds of gold shops located there. Basically while filing the gold blocks for making ornaments, the gold dust gets into the air and settles down on the clothes of goldsmiths and also on the ground. The gold dust collectors are paid to collect the precious gold particles and are paid approximately just 200 Indian rupees for the same which is quite less for such a tiresome job!
These detectives work for a prospective groom or bride, with the intention of conducting a complete background check on their partner.
They work at railway stations in India and help out travellers by carrying their huge luggage.
In certain parts of Rajasthan, women of a lower caste are hired as professional mourners after the death of an upper-caste male. Their job is to express sorrow of family members who are not permitted to display their emotions due to social status.