25 Incredible And Unbelievable Insights Into India And Its People

India is a land of contrasts. On the one hand it is home to more slaves than any nation (or even the entire world) has ever had in history. On the other hand it is a land with extremely wealthy Bollywood stars who live lavish lifestyles in Indian resort towns. It is home to the desolate and snowy peaks of the Himalayas while at the same time harboring dry deserts that border Pakistan and the deep jungles that border Burma. India is home to nearly ever conceivable environment and every conceivable lifestyle with a diverse society. But with more cell phones then toilets and some special incentives for mustaches, here are 25 incredible and unbelievable insights into India and its people!

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To start with, India is by far the world's largest democracy with over 1.2 billion people

To start with, India is by far the world's largest democracy with over 1.2 billion peopleSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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It is illegal to take Indian rupees out of India

It is illegal to take Indian rupees out of IndiaSource: lonelyplanet.com, Image: wikipedia
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Breathing the air in the Indian city of Mumbai for just 1 day is the same as smoking 100 cigarettes.

Breathing the air in the Indian city of Mumbai for just 1 day is the same as smoking 100 cigarettes.Source: indiatimes.com, Image: wikipedia
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The world's biggest recorded nuclear family is in India. Ziona Chana lives with 39 wives, 94 children, and 33 grandchildren in the state of Mizoram

The world's biggest recorded nuclear family is in India. Ziona Chana lives with 39 wives, 94 children, and 33 grandchildren in the state of MizoramSource: dailymail.co.uk
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Police in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh are given bonuses for growing mustaches because their commanding officers think it make them command more respect

Police in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh are given bonuses for growing mustaches because their commanding officers think it make them command more respectSource: bbc, Image: wikipedia


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