We, at GD Vashist Jyotish Sansthan, commemorate our India’s 72nd Independence Day. Below is a brief tribute with proud honor:
Sanskrit and Tamil, the oldest languages in the world originated in India. India is the origin-source of many religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism etc. Jesus Christ visited India. After Indonesia, India has the highest number of mosques in the world. India, also being a secular country, enjoys many festivals, holidays, events, celebrations etc also seasonal festivities, throughout the year.
India accounts for the 2nd largest population in the world and will become the largest by 2025. India has among the youngest population in the world. Indians are the highest number of expats in the world. Many Indians are at the top ranking positions in top global companies like Adobe, ArcelorMittal, Berkshire Hathaway, Deutsche Bank, DBS Group, Diageo, Egon Zehnder, GEMS Education, Global Foundries, Google, GVK, Harman, Infosys, HCL, LuLu Group, MasterCard, Microsoft, NMC Health, Nokia, Novartis, PepsiCo, Reckitt Benckiser, Reliance Group, SanDisk, Stallion Group, TCS etc.
In 2018, India is now ranked as the 6th largest economy country in the world, from the last 7th. It is likely to become the 5th largest in the near future, at the current pace. India has the world’s fourth highest number of billionaires, with over 100 Indian billionaires.
India has the largest written Constitution in the world. India is ranked at the 4th position in world Defense systems. Delhi NCR is projected to become the world’s largest city area by 2028; though some statistics show Mumbai to be the largest, currently.
India attracts tourists in large numbers every year. India offers varied landscapes, destinations, holy pilgrimages places, hospitality etc, from the highest mountain range the Himalayas to the Indian Ocean. India is a destination for Medical Tourism and religious-spirituality also. India accounts as in the league of the top 5 longest railway network in the world, after the US, China, and Russia. India is in the top 4 busiest Air traffic in the world air traffic ranking. India has the 2nd longest road network in the world. Even though India is landlocked in the north, it has a long coastline, ranked the 16th in the world. Goa is a hotspot.
The Indian film industry, Bollywood-Tollywood etc, is only subsequent-behind Hollywood. In the number of films, India is the largest film producer in the world. India is on the world map for IT, ITeS, software development, BPO, KPO, backend service etc industries.
India’s ancient Ayurveda and Yoga are known the world over. India’s Nalanda University is the oldest in the world, established 427BCE. India has been a pioneer from ancient India times on verticals-domains like Astrology, Astronomy, Mathematics, Sciences, and Medical etc. ISRO is one of the only space research program organizations in the world, along with the US, Russia, ESA, Japan etc. Indian Maharishis like Sage Bhrigu knew about the lacs and millions of kilometers away celestial bodies, thousands of years ago.
India’s Agricultural system can be traced back to the ancient Harappan, Indus Valley civilization. India is the largest producer of bananas, guavas, lemon, mangoes, milk, papayas etc, and also most of the spices.
India strongly believes in maintaining friendly relations globally, especially with its neighbors. Every Indian should reckon hand in hand with every global citizen to make Earth a worthwhile-meaningful place to live in for every person. Wishing all a Very Happy India’s 72nd Independence Day, Jai Hind.