India is also called as Bharat Ganarajya. India is a vast country. The Delhi is India’s National Capital Territory. India is a Democratic country. India is the nation which is proudly known for his Unity in Diversity. Let’s see the incredible, Amazing facts and beauty of India.
1. Chail Cricket Stadium – Snow Stadium
The world’s highest cricket ground is in Chail, Himachal Pradesh. The ground was established in 1893 by Bhupinder Singh Maharaj of Patiala who owned a summer-retreat in Chail, He used the ground for playing cricket with the British officials. The cricket pitch is 2444 meters above sea level.
2. Indian Postal Service – Wings of India
India has the largest number of post offices in the world. India is the only country to have a floating post office on the Dal Lake in Srinagar. Indian postal service run’s under the Ministry of Communication.
3. Indian Railways – 7349 Stations
The Indian Railways has the largest employers in the world. It employs over a million people. It manages the fourth largest railway network in the world. Founded in the year 1845 on May 8th. It controls over 7,349 stations.
4. Land of Diamonds – Rare Diamonds
Until the discovery of diamonds in Brazil in 1726, India is the only source of diamond. It has mined 37,515 carats of diamonds from one industrial-scale mine and many Artisanal mines. Placer mining took place along the Krishna River for 300 km below Sangram
5. The Bailey Bridge – Indian Army
The Bailey Bridge is the highest bridge in the world. It is located in the Ladakh valley between the Dras and Suru rivers in the Himalayan Mountains. Indian Army built it in August 1982. The Bridge is 30 meters (98 ft) long and it stands at a height of 5,602 meters (18,379 ft) above the sea level.
6. Indus Valley – Behind the Name India
The name “India” is derived from the River Indus, the valleys around which early settlers lived.
The Place Value System & Decimal System were developed in India in 100 BC.
7. Foundation of Agriculture and Trade – Indus Valley
The inhabitants of the Indus River valley developed an urban culture based on commerce an sustained by agricultural trade, The ancient people of India lived a continuous civilization since 2500 BC.
8. Indian Navy – Maritime Force
The foundation for the modern Indian Navy laid in the seventeenth century. Establishment of the Royal Indian Navy mutiny took place in 1934. The British East India Company established a Maritime force which is the branch of a nation’s armed force.
9. Indian Identity – Tri-Color Flag
The National Flag of India was designed by Pingali Venkayyaand, an Indian freedom fighter. The design of the Indian flag has accepted during the meeting of Constituent Assembly which held on 22 July 1947, a few days before India’s Independence.
10. Indian Air Force – Wing of Fire Birds
Establishment of Indian Air Force took place on 8 Oct 1932. The president of India holds the rank of Supreme Commander of Indian Air Force.
These are the few interesting facts about Amazing Facts and Beauty of India.