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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

ABCW: 10 Things about India

India - What does the name of this country make you feel?
Spicy curry? Slumdog Millionaire? Rapes? Himalayas?

There is much more to India than these,
PC: Pintrest-An average Indian bride

1. Slumdog millionaire is just one part of India, the richest men are from India. Gold consumption is maximum is South India.
A wedding in India cost not less than Rs. 30 lakhs (USD 50000)
Every marriage ceremony in India is different Read Indian Weddings

2. Average number of 30 festivals celebrated in India.
Major festivals being Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Holi, Ugadhi, Holi, Raksha bandhan, Janmashtami Ganesh Chaturti, Navratri, Diwali, Eid and Christmas
Read: Indian Festivals

3. Though many parts of India speak Hindi. Hindi too has variations across the country like Delhi Hindi, Haryana Hindi Mumbai Hindi. There 21 major languages spoken in India. Read Indian languages

4. Not all Indians are Hindus. There are Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains. Read Indian Religions

PC: Cusines of India from mapsofindia
5. Indian food is not just curries, every state has its specialty. Read Indian Food

6. There are more than 50 heritage sites in India Read World heritage Sites 

7. There are more than 1 million hindu God's worshiped in this country. Read Hindu Deities

8. Not every relative is aunt and uncle or just cousins in India. Read Indian family

9. India is very rich in culture.  Its called cultural diversity. Read Indian Culture

10. Every major IT company around the world has a base in India Read IT Companies in India

Note: The one's highlighted in Blue are links to the website for more information

This post is written for ABC Words - I 


  1. I guess India is the flavour for ABC-W this week. Lovely post on how India is beyond snake charmers and the Taj mahal.

    1. Thanks Ira :-)
      many India fans I guess

  2. Goodmorning

    Imdia.... one day..... i hope to travel there and see its beauty with y own eyes

    Have a nice day!
    ♫ Mel☺dy ♫ (abc-w-team)

  3. India is all this and more. The most important set of eyes we need to experience India are the inner eyes :)

    1. I agree Beloo
      Thanks for dropping by :-)


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