Some Facts You Don’t Know But Can Make You Proud Of Being Indian!

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Indian facts, oh there are so many but these will surely give you a chance to be proud of your nation, once again. We Indians have so many things that we can be proud of, but unluckily or I don’t know what, we miss them. Are you wondering? Well you need to  because we never want lose any chance to win an argument. So let us tell you some facts that will make you proud of being Indian.

Peter England

This is one of the largest menswear brands but did you know that this largest menswear brand is Indian. Yes, it’s a part of Madura Fashion & Lifestyle, a division of Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd.

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Hindustan Unilever Limited

It is not an Indian company. Ya you are right. This is not a reason to be proud of but you should know this for the sake of general knowledge. It is a subsidiary of Anglo-Dutch company Unilever.

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Science Day in Switzerland

India’s former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam visited Switzerland on May 26. Since then, this day is celebrated as Science Day in Switzerland. 

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4th largest rail network

Indian Railways is world’s 4th largest rail network, employing millions of people. The number of people travelling in Indian Railways is roughly 25 million per day which is like shifting the entire population of Australia. Annually, around 8 billion people travel by Indian Railways, which is almost equal to the entire world’s population.

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Also Read: Shocking Facts About India That Indians Must Know!

World’s largest religious building

Believe it or not but world’s largest religious building is Angkor Wat and it’s a Hindu Temple in Cambodia dedicated to lord Vishnu. Don’t you feel like visiting there. 

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World’s richest temple

Ok, so that’s another temple in the list and it’s Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, which is the richest temple in the world. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu of Hinduism. And to your great amusement, as per the findings, it has assets worth more than 19 billion US dollars or 1.2 trillion INR.

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Only ocean

Indian Ocean is only ocean in the world, which is named after a country i.e. India. Isn’t it something that we should really be proud of?

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The only source of diamonds

According to Gemological Institute of America, India was the only source of diamonds till 1896. Maalaa-maal….huhahahaha.

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