19 Facts About India You Definitely Didn’t Know!

01. Population:


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By the year 2050, it is expected that India’s population would be as much as the USA’s and China’s combined together!

02. Gold:


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It is estimated that almost 11% of gold globally, is owned by Indian housewives!

03. Dowry:


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Yes, a bitter truth that every hour a woman dies or commits suicide because of dowry related issues.

04. Ecosystem:


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A man alone planted 1360 acre forest which is home to a very good ecosystem.

05. A Brave Soldier:


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On 02nd September 2010, Bishnu Shrestha, an army soldier fought with 40 train robbers in which he killed 03 and injured 08 of them badly to save a girl from getting raped.

06. Prime Minister:


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The salary of the prime minister of India back in 2013 was $2400 monthly.

07. Witchcraft:


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From the year 2010-2012, almost 2000 people were killed for knowing and performing witchcraft!

08. Hindu’s:


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In India, the Hindu’s believe that there are almost 300 million different deities, and every village has their own local deity that they believe in!

09. Five Hour Energy:


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The founder of Five Hour Energy drink in the US is an Indian named, Manoj Bhargava, who is the richest Indian in the  US.

10. Prison:


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In the state of Rajasthan, there is a prison where prisoners can come and stay with their family members and go as   they please. Prisoners can also hold a job and stay alone if they prefer.

11. Indian Railway  System:


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The Indian Railway System is the highest employer; employing over 01.06 million people.

12. OMG! No Bath!


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Yes, in India there is a man named Guru Kailash Singh who is approx 65 years old and hasn’t bathed since 37 years. It is because he took an oath that, when he has a son then only he would bath! His wife is 60, and they have 6 daughters. Crazy!

13. Funeral:


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Yes, it’s India and we organize funeral for everyone! Yes, even for an elephant who got hit by a train!

14. Family:


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India has one of the largest family! Of one man namely Ziono Chana, having 39 wives and 94 children! GOD! They have a mansion including 100 rooms and they would need atleast the meat of 40 chickens to cook one time dinner! Bless the chickens!

15. Golden Temple:


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The temple resides in Amritsar, Punjab. It was built during Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s empire. The temple serves vegetarian meal everyday to 100,000 homeless and needy people regardless of their caste or sex. And the people themselves come as a volunteer everyday to help in cooking food.

16. Gulabi Gang:


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‘Gulabi’ meaning pink colour, is the name of the women gang in India who would beat up abusive husbands when called for help. Now, that requires bravery!

17. Barber Got Rich:


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A barber in India named Ramesh Babu, charges only $2 per haircut and is now known to have one Rolls Royce. And now he owns 105 awesome cars!

18. The Battle Of Saragarhi:


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In 1897, the battle of Saragarhi is famous because 21 Indians fought to death with 10,000 Afghans to defend their homeland!

19. Flight:


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An Indian Airline GoAir, only hires women because they are light weight and save fuel up to $500,000 per year.

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