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Top 10 Fun Facts About India In 2022
 

There are already a lot of fascinating facts about India, and the nation is a never-ending paradise for individuals who are interested in learning about other cultures and looking to view the world from a new angle. India not only has the second-largest population on earth, but it is also expected to surpass China in terms of population in future. Here are few facts about india

  1. In the last 100,000 years of history, no nation has ever attacked India.
  2. The River Indus, where the earliest people first settled, is where the term "India" originated. The Indus River was referred to as Sindhu by the Aryans. It was only afterwards converted to Hinduism by Persian conquerors. The region of Hindus is referred to as "Hindustan," which combines the terms "Sindhu" and "Hindu."
  3. India gained its independence in 1947, and every year on August 15, the country celebrates its independence day. Grand celebrations are held to celebrate the event, and the president and prime minister both give speeches.
  4. The 18 million-strong Indian diaspora is the largest in the world. Outside of India, there are more than 18 million Hindus, the most of whom reside in Saudi Arabia, the United States, and the United Arab Emirates.
  5. Varanasi, formerly known as Banaras, is the oldest city in India. It was historically well-known for its muslin and silk textiles, fragrances, and ivory crafts. In addition, it's thought that Buddha introduced Buddhism there with his first lecture, "The Setting in Motion of the Wheel of Dharma."
  6. One of the most used currencies worldwide is the Indian rupee. After gaining independence, Pakistan used rupees that had the word "Pakistan" imprinted on them until it could print its own.
  7. Indians invented algebra. The father of albegra in India is Al-Khwarizmi. He was the creator of Bjagaita, a kind of ancient Indian mathematics known as "mathematics by way of seeds." Mathematics using algorithms, or pigaita, was the second field of mediaeval mathematics. The idea of zero as a number, negative numbers, arithmetic, and algebra were all influenced by Indian mathematics.
  8. Calculus and trigonometry both have Indian origins.
  9. India has the greatest democratic educational ecosystem in the world.
  10. In Rajasthan, there is a Temple of Rats. There is a shrine in Rajasthan that is devoted to rats, even though they are not as frequently revered as cows are in India. On their religious pilgrimages, a lot of people go to the city and this temple all year round.