India is known all over the world for its impressive natural beauty and undoubtedly it’s one of the most interesting and amazing countries in the world. It strikes us with its contrast, impresses us with its traditions and culture and sometimes stays a secret for most of us. Interestingly, there are many other lesser- known exciting aspects about the states of India. So, if you are very keen of knowing about your country then I have something fascinating and intriguing facts about India. So, here we go:
AUTO RICKSHAW FASHION SHOW
In a society obsessed with fashion shows are increasingly becoming an art form and are loved by millions of fans around the world. The state of Maharashtra, Pune, has an unique kind of fashion event that is becoming more and more popular each year. Baba Shinde started the famous auto rickshaw fashion show in 2009, with 5 autos participating. Last year’s event saw 50 participants, where the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners won Rs 21000, Rs 81000 and Rs 15000 respectively. Participating autos put up a ramp show and are assessed by a jury on visual appearance, interior comfort, engine performance and the driver’s knowledge of traffic rules and other criteria.
THE HILL AGAINST GRAVITY
We have read stories about the mirage of desert, but can there be a mirage on a hill as well? How would you feel if your vehicle starts moving uphill on its own and without using handbrakes? Yes, you heard it right. There is a place known as Tulsi Shyam situated on the border of Amreli district and Junagadh district, in the Gir forest national park, in Gujarat that beholds this strange occurence. The phenomenon of witnessing your vehicle or any other object creeping uphill at a speed of 20KMPH even though you set it into neutral at the base of hill. They are purely optical illusions occuring due to the structure of land on either side of the road. It may looks like cars, water and balls are rolling up hill, but in reality they are sloping downward. The superstitious people living in this area believe that this is actually a supernatural occurence. According to them, this way goes all tha way to heaven because it feels like we are being pulled upward. This is not only place to have anti- gravity hills. There are many similar places located in different parts of the world.
HAND-FREE PANI PURI ATM
Golgappa or pani puri is all time favourite snack in India and many people have been craving for this street snack during this pandemic situation. Many of them are putting their skills to prepare their own pani puri at home in a hygenic way. But now you don’t have for to worry for all that as India had come up with its 1st automated pani puri vending machine. Well, a person from Banaskantha district of Gujarat has invented a hand free panipuri vending machine for the sake of all those people who are in love with this delicious snack. All you have to do is just insert money into the machine and wait for the plate of pani puri.
FLOATING POST OFFICE
We all know that India has the largest number of post offices in the world. But did you know that
there is a floating post office in India too? Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir is one of the most beautiful destinations in India. One of the most attracting place is Dal lake which is known for its natural beauty, which is located between the mountains and another attracting thing about this place is India ‘s 1st floating post office . This floating post office was inaugurated by former cheif minister Omar Abdullah in AugustNow, it is attracting tourists from all across the country. The post office is also looked as a tribute to Dal lake. Standing on a huge houseboat this also includes a museum that shows its history and fascinating postage stamps and a shop that sells postage stamps with many other things. These include picture postcards, greeting cards, stationery and several books on Kashmir. This serves other services that allows tourists to call and email their friends all across the world. Another feature about this is that the letters that are posted her carry a special kind of landscape of Dal lake and other state’s attraction.