Facts about India: culture, interesting customs and policies
India – one of the largest and most densely populated countries in the world. She is known as the land of spirituality, philosophy, and the many festivals and rituals among the population.
One democratic state India has combined many regions with a unique history, a population that communicates in different languages, practice their religion, develop their culture and #values local history .
Many people who are lucky enough to visit this country, claim that India is rich in its unity, despite the diversity, of both people and entire regions where they live.
We prepared an interactive presentation about the country and added a few interesting facts.
All information used for the presentation, also available in text version:
The biggest democracy in the world
Consider India the biggest democratic country (population – more than 1.2 billion people).
The event, which gathered more than 100 million people
A record gathering of people (over 100 million) was recorded during the celebration of the Indian festival Kumbha Mela (the”Kumbh Mela”).
Calendar, in which there are 6 seasons
According to the Indian calendar, the year is divided into 6 seasons: spring, summer, monsoons, autumn, winter season and winter.
The ban on the export of national #currency
National export Indian currency (rupees) outside the country is prohibited by law.
Prahlada Gianni (Prahlad Jani) claims that he is already 70 years did not drink anything and did not eat. Doctors are still conducting clinical trials, but cannot explain how he does it.
Scientists estimate that as a result of air pollution of Mumbai, is applied more harm to health than 100 #of cigarettes smoked .
The family that broke the record of number
Indian family is considered the largest in the world, it consists of the husband, 39 wives and 94 children.
Ancient rites aimed at combating curses
A man in India married a dog to atone to these animals. In remote rural regions of India are superstitious, and today, arranged marriage with animals with reliable removal of curses.
Mustache – an important attribute of the guardian of the law in India
In one region of India the police is a bit underpaid for wearing a mustache.
The state, where almost do not eat meat
India has the lowest rate of meat consumption per person in the world.
#11. #Mobile phones as a more important need
Scientists estimate that India has more cell phones than latrines.
Special date of celebration of “children’s Day”
In India “children’s Day” celebrated on 14 November, exactly 9 months after “Valentine’s Day”.
Creating documents for #animals
According to the legislation of West Bengal, each cow should be a document with a photograph.