A land full of diversities in terms of culture, cuisine, people, languages, landscapes, architecture etc. Hindi and English are the official languages of India. The government also recognizes 17 other languages that include Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali, Manipuri, Konkani, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. Apart from these languages, about 1,652 dialects are spoken in the country.
India was one of the richest countries on earth until the British invasion in the early 17th century. Chess was invented in India. The original word for “chess” is the Sanskrit chaturanga, meaning “four members of an army”—which were mostly likely elephants, horses, chariots and foot soldiers. India is the 6th largest country in the world, the largest democracy and one of the oldest civilization. In India’s 100,000 years of history, it has never invaded any other country. India buys more gold than any other country.
Well, here are some lesser known facts about India, we’re sure you weren’t aware of, Here are 20 Interesting Facts about India that will amaze you and surprise you. List of some Some interesting facts, some amazing achievements and some wonderful knowledge about India and Indians.
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Great Indian scientist APJ Abdul Kalam visited Switzerland on 26th May 2006. Upon his arrival Switzerland announced 26th May as Natinal Science day. A great gesture and a great tribute to one of the best Scientist known as Missile Man of India.
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