Know India through Seeken SG1

Know India through Seeken SG1

  1. India has the largest postal network in the world with over 1, 55,015 post offices. A single post office serves an approximate population of 7,175 people.
  2. The highest cricket ground in the world is in Chail, Himachal Pradesh. It is at an altitude of 2,444 meters, and was built in 1893 as a part of the Chail Military School.
  3. Water on the moon was discovered by India. In September 2009, India’s ISRO Chandrayaan- 1 using its Moon Mineralogy Mapper detected water on the moon for the first time.
  4. Science day (26th May) in Switzerland is dedicated to our late president Shri. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam visit to Switzerland, on May 26th May.
  5. Dr Rajendra Prasad, the first president of India took only 50% of his salary (Rs 10,000) claiming that he did not require more than that. Towards the end of his 12-year tenure he only took 25% of his salary.
  6. Around 20-40% of Indians are vegetarians; hence India is the largest vegetarian-friendly country in the world.
  7. The first country to extract, purify and consume sugar was India.

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