Interesting fact! Even during Ancient times, women had significantly greater authority.
Women in ancient India had a great deal of autonomy and independence. Not only were women permitted to discuss issues that are today deemed unacceptable, but they were also given the opportunity to select a spouse for themselves from a pool of suitable males. Svayambara was a tradition in ancient India in which a girl of marriageable age picked a spouse from a group of suitors. In this context, 'Svaya' means'self' in Sanskrit, while 'Vara' means 'groom'. A girl who wishes to marry would choose an auspicious time and location before announcing her intentions. Kings generally dispatched messengers to distant areas, whilst commoners just disseminated information inside th
One interesting fact about India is that it was the first country to develop sugar extraction and purification processes.