Here is the part-2 of this article, in part-1, we have seen some interesting facts about some states in India. In this article, we are going to see some facts about rest of the states.
Do you know once a Indian ruler was the world’s richest person in the world. He is Osman Ali Khan Bahadur, the last ruler of Nizam. In 1937, the time magazine featured Mir Osman Ali Khan Bahadur in there cover page as the world’s richest person. His estimated net worth is $2 billion in 1940, as of now $236 billion.
Do you know that 5 rivers flow in a single district in Karnataka. Vijayapura district in Karnataka witness flow of five rivers through it, they are Krishan, Doni, Bhima, Ghataprabha and Malaprabha. This district is also known as land of five rivers.
Several historic battles like Mahabharata were fought in Haryana. Haryana is the home land for Indus and Vedic civilizations.
According to the world records, The Golden Temple in Amritsar is the most visited place. The golden temple is located in Punjab. As by its name, it is really made of gold. This is the most popular tourist attraction in Punjab.
In Odisha, you can find some of the oldest rocks in the world. The old rocks are about 3 Billion years ago. Our earth is believed to 4.5 Billion years old.
Each and every state in India have there own official language. Every state in India, have up to 1 or 2 official language. But Sikkim is the only state in India which 11 official languages.
Do you known earlier Arunachal pradesh was a union territory, but later on 20th February it become a independent state.
It is believed that the sport polo has originated in Manipur and was spread in the western countries by the Britishers during the colonial rule.
Have you ever wondered West Bengal is located at east but called as West Bengal? The answer is when India got its independence, the Bengal region was partitioned, the western part went to India and the eastern part went to Pakistan(Now Bangladesh). That’s why it is called West Bengal.
In Chattisgarh, motorcycle ambulances are used to save people life in the remote villages where ambulances cannot reach. So far it has saved about 200 pregnant women.
Nalanda University is one of the world’s oldest university is located at Bihar. It was established in 5th century and it was functioned between 5th to 13th century. However it was destroyed in during some battles.
Do you know 91 percent of the land in Tripura is under Cultivation? Rice is the crop of Tripura.
Mawsnyram is the place located in Meghalaya, which receives highest amount of rainfall on this planet. The average rainfall here is 11,871mm.
The state Jharkhand is rich in minerals such as iron ore, coal, mica, and limestone. It accounts for 40 percent of the total minerals found in India.
Nagaland is the only state in India to register population decline from 2001 to 2011 by 0.46 percent.
There is a village in Himachal Pradesh, which is called village of taboos. You cannot touch anything in there villages without there permission. If you touch anything without there permission then you have to pay fine to them.
Portuguese ruled Goa for more than 450 years. The rule of ended on 17th December 1971, by the invasion of Indian army.
That’s all from my side. I hope you like it.
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