India, time and again, and been a plethora of diversity. Perhaps the most valuable lessons of the world are treasured in India. These unknown facts of India speak for itself.
Among the bustling city areas or serene country sides, a lot of India is yet unknown.
There is so much to discover in this country that your lifetime would not be enough.
Here is a look at some unknown facts about India which will blow your mind!
Floating Post Office- Unknown Facts
India has the largest postal network in the world. This is because it has over 155,015 post offices.
Moreover, a single of these serve more than 7,000 people.
However, did you know that among these post offices, thee is a unique one. The floating Post office in Dal Lake, Srinagar.
It was inaugurated in 2011, but still remains unknown to many.
Kumbh Mela from Space
Previously, in 2011, the Kumbh Mela gathering was the largest ever seen. It had over 75 million pilgrims.
Therefore, the crowd was even visible from space.
The Concept of Shampooing – Unknown Facts of India
The global use of shampoo has been credited to India. Unlike the commercial liquid ones, it was earlier made of herbs.
Subsequently, the word “shampoo” is derived from Sanskrit origins. It comes from the word “champu”, which means to massage.
Indian Kabbadi Team
We bet you didn’t know that the Indian national Kabbadi team has won all world cups.
India has won all of men’s World Cups, held until now. It remains undefeated in each tournament.
In addition, the women’s team has also won all World Cups held till date.
You could say it’s in the blood!
Water on Moon
Perhaps the most unknown fact about India is that water on moon was discovered by this country.
Earlier, in 2009 September, India’s ISRO was at work. They sent Chandrayaan-1 using a Moon Mineralogy Mapper.
This mapper detected water for the first time on the moon.