19 Strange Things That Can Only Happen in India
India is undoubtedly one of the most interesting countries in the world. It strikes us with its contrasts, impresses us with its traditions and culture, and stays a secret for most foreigners.
Bright Sidegathered 19 amazing facts about this country of spices that will show India from a completely different side.
19. There are 6 seasons in India.
According to the Hindu calendar, there are 6 seasons in India: summer, autumn, winter, spring, the monsoon season, and the winter’s eve season.
18. There is an agreeing gesture.
Instead of common nodding, Indians bobble their heads from side to side. To us, it might look like a condemnation rather than an answer meaning “yes.”
17. India is the largest vegetarian country in the world.
Vegetarianism is one of the traditional features of Hinduism, and that’s why almost 60% of Indians are vegetarians. India also has the lowest percentage of meat consumption per capita.
16. India is the largest English-speaking nation in the world.
There are 2 official languages in India: Hindi and English. What is more, the government accepts 17 other languages. There are 1,650 dialects found across the country.
15. The air is polluted.
14. All the world’s major religions are found in India.
Although 80% of Indians are Hinduism adherents, the country includes all the world’s religions. You can meet followers of Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, and other religions there.
13. The biggest family in the world lives in India.
12. Children’s Day
is celebrated in India on November 14, 9 months after Valentine’s Day.
11. Police are paid for their mustaches.
Indian police officers are given bonus payments if they have a mustache. This idea is argued that mustaches make men more reputable and manful. Moreover, it’s an essential feature of Indian folklore.
10. Indian currency
Foreigners are prohibited to take the local currency (rupees) with them when they leave India.
9. Cows have ID cards.
8. It is the country of spices.
provided to the world market are produced in India.
At present, India’s population is approaching the 1.5 billion mark. It’s higher than anywhere else in the entire Western Hemisphere.
According to the UN, India will soon be able to outrun China.
5. “Love Commandos”
In India, there is a “vigilance group” called the “Love Commandos.” It supports couples from different castes that are being oppressed.
4. There’s a new way to use popular beverages.
3. Women can be very rich.
2. They rejected civilization.
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