India is known to be one of the most interesting countries in the world, it strikes us with its contrasts, impresses us with its traditions and culture, and it stays a secret for most foreigners. Below is a list of amazing facts about this country of species that will show India is a completely different country.
Police are paid for their mustaches
The Indian police officers are given bonus payments if they have a mustache, it is argued that the mustache make men more reputable and manful, moreover it’s an essential feature in Indian folklore.
Cows have ID cards
In West Bengal, an Indian state, each cow should have an ID card with a photo.
In India only 1 marriage out of 100 ends in divorce, it’s one of the lowest divorce rates in the world.
There is an agreeing gesture
Instead of common nodding, Indians bobble their heads from sides to side, to us it might look like a condemnation rather than an answer meaning “yes”.
India is the largest vegetarian country in the world
Vegetarianism is one of the traditional features of Hinduism, making 60% of Indians vegetarians, India also have the lowest percentage of meat consumption per capita.
There are 6 seasons in India
According to their calendar, there are 6 seasons, which includes summer, autumn, winter, spring, the monsoon season and the winter’s eve season.
Indian is the largest English-speaking nation in the world
The county has only 2 official languages, Hindi and English, but the government accepts 17 other languages. There are 1,650 dialects found across the country.
The air is polluted
There is a problem of air pollution in all big cities, and car exhausts cause smog and breathing difficulties among citizens and visitors, one day in Delhi or Mumbai is equal to smoking 100 cigarettes.
The biggest family in the world lives in India
The world’s biggest family is found in India, this man has 39 wives and 94 kids.
It is celebrated in India on November 14, 9 months after Valentine’s Day.
There’s a new way to use popular beverages
The farmers in India use Coca-Cola and Pepsi instead of expensive pesticides.
They rejected civilization
India controls Sentinel Island, a territory that remains virtually untouched by modern civilization.
It is a country of spices
70%of all spices provided to the world market comes from India
It is prohibited for foreigners to take the local currency (rupees) with them when they leave India.
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