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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India has the lowest meat consumption per person in the world

India has the lowest meat consumption per person in the worldSource: huffingtonpost.com, Image: wikipedia
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There are more mobile phones in India than there are toilets

There are more mobile phones in India than there are toiletsSource: telegraph.co.uk, Image: wikipedia
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In the state of West Bengal cows are required to have photo ID cards

In the state of West Bengal cows are required to have photo ID cardsSource: bbc, Image: wikipedia
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As a result of dowry related crimes 1 woman dies in India every hour

As a result of dowry related crimes 1 woman dies in India every hourSource: huffintonpost.com, Image: wikipedia
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Dowry is the price that a woman's family must pay the man's family for her to get married. Like the caste system, it is illegal now but still happens quite often, especially in rural areas

Dowry is the price that a woman's family must pay the man's family for her to get married. Like the caste system, it is illegal now but still happens quite often, especially in rural areasSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

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