We found some unusual news about India and thought to share with our readers. Here is the list of interesting facts below:
Cow Needs A Photo ID in West Bengal
Looks funny, huh? But, it is true. Cows in West Bengal will need to have a photo id of their own. The illegal smuggling of cows to the neighbouring countries made the government authorities to take such a decision. According to the reports, it is estimated that around 25,000 cows were been daily smuggled from West Bengal to Bangladesh. After implementing the photo id rule, the number of smuggling cows has significantly reduced.
India Controls The World’s Highest Battlefield
Don’t you feel proud? Well, you should be! Siachen Glacier is said to be the highest battleground on Earth. It is located at around 16,404 feet above sea level. It requires great courage and deal to stand and guard the country.
City Montessori School (Lucknow) is the Biggest School In The World
It is believed that City Montessori School has over 20 branches in Lucknow in which 47,000 children study and groom themselves. It was established by Mr.Jagdish Gandhi and his wife Bharti in the year of 1959. At present, this prestigious school has been mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest school in the world.
An Indian Man Created A 1,360 Acre Forest
Couldn’t believe? Jadav Payeng is the man who is behind this achievement. He started planting trees at the age of 16. There was a drastic flood in 1979 and the sandbar was completely ruined. At that time, he thought to create the place for animals that lost their habitat due to natural calamity. He spent lot of time in burying seeds and in few years he got good yields.
The barren land has turned into a green forest in these 35 years. Now, the forest has become the home for elephants, tigers, deer and rhinos. In 2008, the forest officials came to know about his work and started to spread to many national authorities.
More Than A Million, Indians Are Millionaires
India is a country where you can see a widening gap between the rich and poor. More than million millionaires exist in the country.