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Amazing facts of about India

  • The world’s highest cricket ground is in Chail, Himachal Pradesh .It is built in 1893 after leveling a hilltop which is 2444 meters above level
  • The national flag of India was designed by Pingali Venkayya , an Indian freedom fighter which was adopted in its present form during the meeting of Constituent Assembly held on the 22 July 1947 , a few days before India’s independence
  • The ‘Place value of system ‘ and the ‘decimal point ‘ were developed in India in 100 B.C.
  • The foundation of the modern Indian Navy was laid in the seventeenth century when the East India Company had established a maritime force , thereby graduating in time to the establishment of the Royal Indian Navy in 1934
  • India has the largest number of post offices in the world
  • The Indian railway is the largest employer in the world .It employs over a million people
  • The Baily bridge is the highest bridge in the world . It is located in the Ladakh valley between the Dras and Suru rivers in the Himalayan mountains. It was built by the Indian Army in August 1982
  • The name ‘India’ is derived from the river Indus, the valley around which early settled lived

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