11 Unbelievable and Funniest Facts About India To Surprise You

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Sherlock teaches English

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, known as Sherlock,  volunteered as an English teacher at a Tibetan monastery in Indian state Darjeeling.

After Cumberbatch finished school, he spent one year (“gap year”) teaching Indians.

Source: pmcvariety.com

India’s first gay marriage

The couple got married on December 30, 2017. Hrishi Sathawane and his partner from Vietnam got engaged in April 2017.

Source: yourstory.com

Largest English-speaking population

Interesting fact that India is the second largest English-speaking country after US. However, the number of people who speak English is just 11% of the population.

Maybe Benedict Cumberbatch influenced them?

Kumbh Mela gathering

Kumbh Mela is one of the largest gathering of people with about 70 million pilgrims each year.

Source: mahakumbhfestival.com

Dolphins are almost ‘citizens’ of India

The Government Of India stated dolphins should be treated as humans and banned the right to help dolphins captive.

Source: nationalgeographic.com

Elephants get their own spa

Punnathoor Cotta Elephant Yard Rejuvenation Centre  is a place where elephants can be cleaned and taken care of.

Source: catersnews.com

Personalised postage stamps

Fun fact that you can get your own unique stamps from Ministry of Communications.

Source: blogspot.com

Most peaceful country

In the course of the history, there is no case of invasion authorized by India.

Source: usnews.com

First diamond ever found

From the ancient times, India was known as one of the main place to mine diamonds. It isn’t one of the leading diamond mining countries since 18th century.

Source: sputniknews.com

Sushruta – first plastic surgeon

An ancient surgeon, Sushruta, had been working in 6th century BC. He is known for his contribution to the eye and plastic surgery fields.

Source: wikimedia.org

Famous people turned out to be Indians

  • Freddie Mercury had  Indian parents, who lived in Gujarat;
  • Actor Ben Kingsley’s real name is Krishna Pandit Bhanji and he is also Indian;

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