India in itself is a diverse land with beauty in every aspect of it, be it geographical, cultural or social. India has people of different cultures living in different states. Each state holds something interesting about it. Let us take a look at a few interesting facts about the Indian states.
- Gujarat- Tulsi Shyam, the hills going against the gravity
Just think that your car is going up the hill all by itself without any driver! If you visit Tulsi Shyam near Gujarat’s Amreli district, don’t get freaked out by this bizarre sight. In this area, the hills act against gravity. Isn’t this amazing?
2. Mizoram- biggest family in the world
Mr Ziona Chana of Mizoram is the head of the biggest family in the world, consisting of 181 members. Chana has 39 wives, 94 children, 14 daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren. He lives in a 100-room house in the Baktawng village. Isn’t it crazy?
3. Uttarakhand: The Skeleton Lake
Roopkund Lake, located in the state of Uttarakhand in the Himalayas, is a mysterious lake. Skeletons that were dumped at the lake’s bottom under unexplained circumstances are there. With general, the lake is located at an elevation of 5,020 metres (16,470 feet) and looks out over glaciers and mountains covered in snow. Additionally, it is one of the most well-liked hiking locations in India.
4. Guwahati: Celebration of Menstruation
In India, a sizable portion of the population still views periods or menstruation in women as taboo. On the other hand, Guwahati hosts a festival in its honour. Around June, the Ambubachi Mela, a four-day celebration, takes place. Locals think that the Hindu goddess Kamakhya has her periods around this time. Many sadhus, tantriks, and aghoris from all over the world attend this fertility festival at this time while the Kamakhya Temple is closed. The event is magnificent and exceptional thanks to the display of red flowers, crimson clothing, and vermillion.
5. Tamil Nadu: Tradition of Walking On Fire
Many of you would have heard dialogues and seen in movies about people claiming to walk on fire for one another. But do you know it happens in reality in Tamil Nadu? Theemithi of the fire walking ceremony of Tamil Nadu. It is the celebration of Draupadi, the wife of the Pandavas, from the Mahabharata.