Interesting Facts in India

Largest postal network in the world with over 1, 55,015 post offices.

The floating post office in Dal Lake, Srinagar, was inaugurated in August 2011.

2011 Kumbh Mela gathering visible from space (over 75 million pilgrims)

The wettest inhabited place in the world (Mawsynram, Meghalaya. Also Cherrapunji)

Bandra Worli Sealink has steel wires equal to the earth's circumference

Weighs as much as 50,000 African elephants. Engineering and architectural marvel.

The highest cricket ground in the world (Altitude : 2,444 meters, Chail : Himachal Pradesh)

Shampooing is an Indian concept (Sanskrit word champu, which means to massage)

Water on the moon was discovered by India

India has a spa just for elephants (Punnathoor Cotta Elephant Yard Rejuvenation Centre)

Largest number of vegetarians in the world (Around 20-40% of Indians are vegetarians)

The world's largest producer of milk (over 132.4m tonnes in 2014)

The first country to consume sugar

The human calculator (Shakuntla Devi She answered 7,686,369,774,870 × 2,465,099,745,779 correctly within 28 seconds)

Rabindranath Tagore wrote the national anthems for India as well as Bangladesh

Diamonds were first mined in India

Polling station for lone voter (Mahant Bharatdas Darshandas)in the middle of Gir Forest

Snakes and Ladders originated in India
  (Earlier known as Moksha Patamu