15 Insane Facts About India That Sound Very Wrong, But Are Actually True
Did you know that Indians are responsible for half the whiskey consumed on the entire planet?!!?!?
The amount of steel wire used in the Bandra-Worli Sealink is equivalent to the total circumference of the earth.
Last year, over 1.3 million students appeared for the IIT-JEE Exams in one day. That's over twice the population of Iceland.
The air that children in Delhi breathe is 4 times more toxic than the permitted amount.
TECHNICALLY, it's still illegal to purchase alcohol in Mumbai, according to the 1949 Prohibition Act.
The flight distance from Kolkata to Bangkok is less than the distance between Mumbai and Kolkata.
Snapdeal isn't just the name of an Indian company, but also that of an actual village in Uttar Pradesh.
Football club Mohun Bagan is older than a number of prestigious European clubs, including Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich, PSG and Liverpool.
Before its 2011 renovation, Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium was actually the 2nd largest football stadium in the entire world.
Murshidabad, a city in West Bengal, has made it mandatory for all cattle to possess photo IDs, to prevent smuggling of cows across the Bangladesh border.
India has more post offices than anywhere in the entire world, including a floating one in Kashmir.
During the 2008 Mumbai attacks, after he opened fire in the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, terrorist Ajmal Kasab was also charged for not having a train ticket whilst on the railway station.
In 2015, a nationwide competition about the Bhagwad Gita, the holy book of Hinduism, was won by a Muslim girl called Maryam Siddiqui.
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