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Interesting fact! Even during Ancient times, women had significantly greater authority.

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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

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Interestingly! India has the most ancient food in human history

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The Kohinoor Diamond Was Found In The Peacock Throne Of The Mughals

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Did you Know? Nagpur was madhya pradesh's first capital city

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Interestingly! A red sandstone mosque and guesthouse flank the Taj.

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Chennai was formerly a fishing village called by the name of Madraspatnam

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One of the India's oldest cave collection in Madhya Pradesh

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World's only floating post office is in India's Srinagar

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The English word Juggernaut has been named after a Hindu diety

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Fun Fact! The name Taj Mahal means ‘Crown Palace’ in Persian.

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Interestingly! Kerala is the cleanest state in India

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Did you Know? First Church, Mosque and Synagogue of India are in Kerala

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Indians read for more than ten hours each week, more than any other country in the planet.

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Babur Brought Gunpowder To India.

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Interestingly! Vedas are the oldest known scriptures in the world.

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Famous Khajuraho temples are situated in Madhya Pradesh

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Did you Know? The Kumbh Mela is a gathering that can be seen from the space.

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North Sentinel Island is one of the world's few "unspoiled" areas.

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Fun Fact! The temple of Somnath is mentioned in the Vedas and Puranas.

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Interestingly! 108 is considered as a sacred number in Hinduism.

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Fun Fact! Kerala is the home to world's wealthiest temple

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Hinduism is the world's oldest religion, although it is not a real polytheism.

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The names ‘Andaman’ and ‘Nicobar’ are taken from the Malay Language

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Hanuman created the Surya Namaskara (salutation to the sun).

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A chef's hat with 100 folds represents 100 different methods to prepare an egg.

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Interesting fact! Amitabh Bachchan's Comics.