Ten Interesting facts about India
1. India is World’s largest ,oldest and continous civilization.
2. Although modern image of India often show poverty and lack of development ,India was the richest country on earth until the time british invasion in the early 17th century. Christopher columbus was atttracted by India’s wealth.
3. India never invaded any country in her last 10000 years of history.
4. India is the world’s largest Democracy.
5. The four religions born in India Hinduism, Buddhism, jainism and sikhism, are followed by 25% of the population.
6. Chess (Shataranj or AshtaPad) was invented in India.
7. Varanasi ,also known as Benaras ,was called “the ancient city” when Lord Buddha visited it in 500 B.C.E., and is the oldest,continously inhabited city in the world today.
8. India Invented the number system. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.
9. Bhaskarachaya calculated the time taken by earth to orbit the sun hundreds of years before the astronomer smart. Time taken by earth to orbit the sun 🙁 5th century) 365.258756484 Days.
10. The Greatest spiritual festival ever held in the history of the world, The Maha Kumbh Mela