Surprising INDIA

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India is the 2nd largest country in terms of population and it has 132.4 crores people out of which only 74% people are literate, in which only few people knows about amazing and surprising facts about India.

We are here with the greatest attractive facts of India which every Indian must know, after reading these facts you will feel proud to be a part of India.

  • It is known that plastic surgery was first performed by an Indian named Sushruta in the 6th century BCE, he is known as the father of surgery and even with the lack of equipments he did many surgeries in his time.

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  • Taxila/Takshashila is considered as the world’s first university was set up early in the 7th century BC. Taxila was an ancient city and was known as the center of learning situated in India.

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  • Indian railways is the 8th biggest corporation in the world in terms of giving jobs, it has over 1.4 million number of employees.

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  • The origin of the most popular game “CHESS” is India. The word Chess came from the word of Sanskrit Language is “Chaturanga”, which literally means the four members of an army includes horses, elephants, chariots and foot soldiers.

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  • There are over 300,000 active Mosque in India, which is much more than any Islamic country.

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  • Yoga (group of physical, mental and spiritual practices) was firstly found/originated in ancient India.

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  • The value of mathematical term “pi” was firstly calculated by an Indian Mathematician named “Budhayana” in the early 600 BC. After Budhayana, Aryabhata Gave the conclusion that the term pi is irrational.

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