A Small Reminder Of Why India Is So Special

India is a land of diversity. We are home to more than a hundred different languages and have a history that goes back thousands of years. Over the period, we have made discoveries that have changed the course of the world’s history.

Here’s a small reminder of why India is special

  • May 26 is celebrated as Science Day in Switzerland in honor of former president Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, because on the day, Kalam visited the country.
  • Chess was invented in India.
  • Algebra, Trigonometry, and Calculus are studies, which originated in India.
  • India is the world’s largest democracy, with 1.2 billion people.
  • The most number of movies are also made in India.
  • India has the second-largest English-speaking population in the world.
  • Besides America and Japan, only India has an indigenously built supercomputer.
  • India never invaded any country in her last 1,00,000 years of history.
  • The Indian national Kabbadi team has won all the World Cups.
  • The largest employer in India is Indian Railways, recruiting over a million people every year.

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  • Until 1896, India was the only source of diamonds in the world.
  • India has the largest number of post offices in the world.
  • The second largest number of scientists and engineers is in India.
  • India exports software to 90 countries.
  •  Rabindranath Tagore was the first Indian AND the first Asian to win a Nobel Prize in Literature.
  • By launching 104 satellites in the orbit in a single mission, ISRO set a world record.
  • It was India’s Chandrayaan that first discovered water on the moon, in 2009.
  • The Indian army controls Siachen – which is the highest battlefield in the whole world.
  • The CEOs and leaders of top companies such as Google, Adobe, and Mastercard are Indians.
  • India is one of the fastest emerging and leading economies of the decade.

I am proud to be an Indian because I know what I represent. I am proud to be an Indian because I have the freedom to speak, write and protest against evil doings. We have the right to stand up and fight when we see human cruelty . India is a country where people respect elders.


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