India is a big country not only in terms of area and population, but also in terms of diversity. Knowing everything about this great country is almost impossible. Here are 29 shocking things that will make you even more curious about India. There are more than 20 official languages and Hindi is one of them but it is not our National language. Official languages are the ones which a country uses to communicate on an official level. In fact, there are some cities in India like Chennai, where people are happy not to communicate in Hindi.
It's not hockey and definitely not chess. In an RTI reply, the centre said that there is no National game.
There are places in India where a man marries a woman and moves to his mother-in-law's house. Khasi and t he matrilineal Muslim s in Minicoy, Lakshadweep are some of the examples.
Presenter of the famous show, Man vs. Wild, Bear Grylls always knew he wanted to do something adventurous with his life. No wonder, his first choice was to join The Indian Army.
Ajay V. Bhatt is the man behind USBs. You can also credit him for AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) , PCI Express , Platform Power management architecture and various other chip-set improvements.
The actor, famous for portraying the role of Sherlock, took a year gap to teach English in Darjeeling. Lucky students, we must say!
Calculus and Trigonometry came from India.