Facts About India That Will Surprise You (part 2)

The Only Nation With a Bill of Rights for Cows
From the moment an Indian is born, he has a birth mother and Gaumata – Cows – which are believed to be holy in Hinduism. It’s also the reason why the Constitution has a set of rules that bans the sale and slaughter of cows. 

Shani Shingnapur – Village Without Doors
The village without doors and locks located in Maharashtra attracts over 40,000 devotees each day due to a 300 years old legend. Its residents sleep soundly in their establishments as they believe Lord Shani – the guardian of the village- will protect them. 

Madhopatti – Officer’s Village of India
Madhopatti is a small village in the Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh, well-known by producing the most number of IAS officers. With solely 75 households, there are  nearly 50 officers to Indian administration and many others made their careers by working for prestigious organisations like ISRO, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and World Bank. 

Tulsi Shyam – The hills that Defy Gravity
Tulsi Shyam in Amreli district, Gujarat features many anti-gravity roads where cars that are left in free gear, then start rolling up a hill against the gravitational pull. This strange phenomenon is a reality that you must witness.

The Largest Number of Vegetarians in the World
If you are vegetarian, you find the home of vegetarian food here with the majority of the population is Hinduism, and 30% -40% of them is vegetarians.

The Highest Cricket Ground in the World
India is a cricket loving nation, featuring the highest cricket ground in the world recorded by the Guinness Book. The ground is located at a level of 2,144 metres above sea level in Chail, Himachal Pradesh.

India is the Second Largest English-speaking Nation
India has around 10% of its population fluent in English and is expected to quadruple in the next decade.