Study Material :: 10 Facts About India That Will Blow Your Mind

           10 Facts About India That Will Blow Your Mind

1. We don’t have a National game : 

Most people still think that Hockey is the national game of India. It’s not. Hockey started gaining popularity when Indian remained unbeaten in Olympics for years, but it was never officially declared Our national game.

2. Jammu Kashmir is the Only Indian state to have an Official State Flag.

Three stripes are found on the hoist side and represent the three geographic regions of the state, Jammu, the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh. Jammu and Kashmir is the only Indian state permitted to fly its own state flag and Jammu and Kashmir have a separate constitution.

3. Carrying Indian Currency Outside India is Illegal

If you are an NRI or a foreigner, you might want to make a note of it. Indian Rupee is not permitted to be taken away from the county if you’re not an Indian resident.

4. Biggest Gathering in Human history

An estimated 30 million people gathered to bathe on Mauni amavasya on 10 February 2013 during Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, India.

5. An Indian named Prahlad Jani has not Eaten or Drank anything in last 70 years.

Yes, it is not a joke we made up. The claim of Prahlad Jani has actually been tested when he survived through 15 days of surveillance and made it without eating or drinking anything. Science has failed to give any explanation behind the survival of this Incredible Indian.

6. It is mandatory in West Bengal for cows to have Photo-IDs.

We kid you not. In some regions of West Bengal, the cow owners have to take their cows to get clicked and create a photo ID.

7. Mohun Bagan F.C is older than Real Madrid

In fact, Mohun Bagan is older than many European clubs including Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan and A.C Milan

8. India consumes 50% of the total whiskey produced worldwide.

Not only India produces the largest quantity of whiskey, India is also the biggest consumer.

9. Kolkata Book Fair is the largest Book fair in the World

It is the world’s largest non-trade book fair, Asia’s largest book fair and the most attended book fair in the world

10. India does not have any National language.

Yes, Hindi is not the national language of Hindustan.  More than 26 languages are prominent in India yet no language has the status of the National Language. Hindi, however, is the Official Language of India.

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