The dialogue from the movie, Rang De Basanti ‘no Country is perfect and one has to take efforts to make it perfect’. It is so very true and applicable for every country on this planet. There are positives and negatives all over the world, but let’s just focus on the positives and work towards betterment. Every citizen should be proud of his/her country and we Indians are no less in patriotism because we express what we believe and every Indian no matter how much ever complain about the flaws of our country, deep inside every citizen of this country is a PROUD INDIAN. Since our childhood, everyone must have heard “Unity in Diversity”.Right from Jammu and Kashmir to Kanyakumari, each state has its own unique climate, language, and a tourist spot or even a religious place.below are some of the interesting, heart touching and inspiring facts about India and Indians.
1.Pride of India Tirupati Balaji
Andhra Pradesh is known for its cultural landmark Tirumala Venkateshwara Temple also known as Tirupati. This temple has many interesting such as
- It is believed that Lord Balaji’s idol real hair which never gets tangle and stays super silky always.
- There is a secret village 22 km away from the temple. Entry to this village is restricted and required items for pooja such as flowers, ghee, oil, milk, bilva leaves is supplied from the village.
- The laddu prasad of Tirupati Balaji has a global patent under Geographical Indications of Goods to counter the black market which was developing earlier.
2.Eye-pleasing view of the Indian State Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh is called “the land of dawn-lit mountains”. Another place from India Assam is famous for its tea and it is also rich in water resources. The percentage of the population employed in agriculture in Bihar is around 80 percent.
3. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra is not only famous for the recent award ‘voted sexiest Asian for the 5th time in a UK poll for 2017. She is also a global goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. Priyanka has also won a Padmashree award. She is a first South Asian to headline an American network drama series. Priyanka Chopra represents our country with Pride and Dignity in every interview. She is a Proud Indian and we Indians are really proud of her 🙂
4.Indian Post Office has some interesting facts.
- Total no. of Post office in India: 1, 55,015.
- A single post office serves 7,175 people on an average.
- Attached image of floating post office is in Dal Lake in Srinagar and was inaugurated in August 2011.
Coimbatore from Tamil Nadu is known as “Manchester of South India.” This city has 30,000 small, medium, tiny and large industries and Textile Mills. Various products from wet grinders to hosiery goods and yarn are produced.
6. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Switzerland celebrates Science day on May 26th every year because Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam the missile man of India and the Former President of India visited Switzerland on May 26th. Interesting and a Proud Indian moment Isn’t it?
7. Spiritual Capital of India Varanasi
Varanasi is also known as Banaras was established following the visit of Buddha in 500.B.C Varanasi is a real pride of India. (Located in Uttar Pradesh)
Indian Cinema or Bollywood completed its 100 years in 2013. Movies and Indians are inseparable. People worship their favorite onscreen personality. They cry when they cry on-screen. They fall in love when their hero/heroine falls in love in movies. Bollywood is worlds’ movie capital and indeed a PRIDE OF INDIA.
9. Origin in India
Did you know Algebra, Trigonometry, and Calculus originated in India? We Indians are culturally rich and also blessed with immense brains.
10. India has a spa for Elephants
Kerala has a spa for elephants no wonder it is called as “Gods own country” Every living being is God’s creation and needs love and pamper. Elephants in Kerala get massage, bath and also has a Rejuvenation Elephant yard in Kerala. Isn’t that AWESOME?
11. Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore from Kolkata (West Bengal) has written the national anthem for India as well as Bangladesh.
Kashmir is loaded with specialties, a popular garment ‘Pheran’ is made from pure wool and can be worn by men, women, and children. Ladies wear with embroidery work and this costume is also a hit among tourist. And its breathtaking scenic view indeed proves its HEAVEN on earth.
13. Rann Utsav of Gujarat
Rann Festival of Gujarat not only attracts tourist from all over India, there are thousands of tourist all over the globe. The shinning and stunning white Rann is something which every individual should enjoy at least once with friends and family.
14. Interesting Facts about Goa
Party never ends in Goa this is a known fact all over the world. But there are some interesting facts which are not known by many.
- Goa has 7000 bars and most of them are licensed to serve alcohol.
- Goans has highest per capita income. Studies say the average income of an individual in Goa is Rs 1,92,652 a year.
Haryana is the land of God. Hari is God and Ayana is home. This is yet another state “HEAVEN ON EARTH.” Haryana has beautiful Pinjore garden, Kurukshetra rath. It is also a place where Lord Krishna preached ‘KARMA’ to Arjuna.
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