India is a great country to live in. While it constantly faces a battle against a lot of adversities, it keeps rising up and fighting its way to the top. Many people might tend to disagree to this, but India surely deserves more respect than its get. While there are true patriots all around the country, there are some facts that even they wouldn’t know. On that note, here is a list of some amazing facts about India.
1. An Official Indian Language Outside India
Surprised by the heading? Well, it is true. Tamil is the one of the officially recognized languages in Singapore!
2. A Huge Chunk of Agricultural Land
India, along with China holds more than 20% of fertile land suitable for agriculture. This is responsible for more than 50% rice and 31% wheat in the world.
3. The Population Number
After China, India is the second most populated country in the world. It has nearly 18% of the total population of the world! Wow!
4. A Top Clean Energy Nation
India is one of the very few nations to have their name in the list of Clean Energy Suppliers.
5. Polio Free Nation
It holds one of the greatest achievement in terms of health globally. This achievement is that of completely eradicating polio from the country.
6. Girl Child Abortion
One of the hardest truths to face is gender inequality in India. Over the last 10 years, more than eight million fetuses of girl childs have been aborted. This is absolutely shocking!
7. One of the Greatest Armies
Indian Army is one of the best and largest in the world. It has more than a million soldiers on foot, making it the third largest.
8. A Blooming Pharmaceutical Industry
India ranks second only to China where the volume of pharmaceutical pills is considered.
9. A Mistaken Fact Regarding Rape
Contrary to beliefs, Uttar Pradesh and not Delhi is the place with maximum rape cases. Shocking, isn’t it?
Well, it is a mixed bag of facts. That is bound to be the case considering the size of the country. So, let’s hope and do our best in strengthening our strong points and removing the weak ones completely.