60 reasons to celebrate on Republic Day

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There may be 600 to 6000 reasons to celebrate republic day. But I choose my 60 reasons to celebrate the Republic day of 2010: Suresh Kumar, Creative head, iPOTT Group.

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60 reasons to celebrate on Republic Day

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  2. 2. World&apos;s Largest Democratic Country celebrates its 60th Republic this year; 2010<br />
  3. 3. Here are the 60 reasons to celebrate <br />Which I have picked, I am sure we can find 600 more…<br />please writeto me your 60 reasons…sureshkumar.k@ipott.com<br />Suresh Kumar, Creative head<br />iPOTT Group<br />
  4. 4. 1<br />The country with most number of voters (71.4 crores)<br />The largest Constitution in the world <br />2<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  5. 5. 3<br />The biggest Hindu temple in the world (SwaminarayanAkshardham, New Delhi) <br /> The largest police network – Uttar Pradesh police (1.75 lakh policemen) <br />4<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  6. 6. 5<br />The biggest army contingent – 11 Core, Nagrota(Five infantry division, three armed brigades) <br />The highest airport (Leh, Ladakh) <br />6<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  7. 7. 7<br />The biggest free food program – mid-day meal for school children (12 crore kids daily) <br />The country with the most number of languages <br />8<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  8. 8. 9<br />The largest open university (Indira Gandhi National University) <br />The lengthiest corridor – Rameswaram temple (3850 ft) <br />10<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  9. 9. High altitude ATM – LadakhUTI Bank one of the biggest bank in India has an Automated Teller Machine at Thegu in the North Eastern state of Sikkim which is the world&apos;s highest at 13,200 feet (4023 meters<br />11<br />The biggest bus service operator (AP State Road Transport Corporation – 19286 buses) <br />12<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  10. 10. 13<br />The biggest exporter of handmade carpets (35 % of world market) <br />The railway route with most number of passengers (Mumbai suburban railway – 63 lakh passengers daily) <br />14<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  11. 11. 15<br />The biggest producer of Cumin seeds <br />The biggest producer of Fenugreek <br />16<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  12. 12. 17<br />The biggest producer of Mica <br />The biggest producer of Milk <br />18<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  13. 13. 19<br />The highest road (Leh-Nobra Road) <br />The biggest producer of Sapota<br />20<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  14. 14. 21<br />The world’s first airmail system (Between Allahabad and Nainital – 1911) <br />The maker of cheapest car (Tata Nano) <br />22<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  15. 15. 23<br />The largest delta (Sunderbans) <br />The first Muslim judge in apex court (Justice Fatima Beevi, Supreme Court) <br />24<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  16. 16. 25<br />The world’s first woman Air Marshal (Padma Bandopadhyaya, Indian Air Force -2004) <br />The world’s largest packet milk brand (Amul – Anand, Gujarat) <br />26<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  17. 17. 27<br />The world’s largest film production complex and studio (Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad – 1666 acres, 47 stages, 26,000 sq ft shooting floor) <br />The largest producer of Ginger <br />28<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  18. 18. 29<br />The world’s biggest jem and jewel industry <br />Highest war zone (Siachin)<br />30<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  19. 19. 31<br />High altitude observatory (Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle, Ladakh)<br />The world’s biggest film production network (based on the number of films made every year) <br />32<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  20. 20. 33<br />The world’s largest producer of two wheelers (Hero Honda) <br />The biggest producer of jute<br />34<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  21. 21. 35<br />The world’ biggest consumer of gold ornaments (20 % of global market) <br />Railway network with largest number of employees (16 lakh)<br />36<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  22. 22. 37<br />The largest assemblage of people (KumbhaMela: 6 crore -2001 figure)<br />The biggest producer of mangoes<br />38<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  23. 23. 39<br />The country with highest NRI remittance (Rs 12,55,000 crore in 2006-07)<br />The biggest producer of coconuts<br />40<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  24. 24. 41<br />The biggest producer of chillies<br />The biggest producer of bananas<br />42<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  25. 25. 43<br />The world’s biggest school (City Montessori School, Lucknow – 30,000 students)<br />The world’s biggest solar cooker (Shirdi shrine, Maharashtra – food   for 20,000 people everyday)<br />44<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  26. 26. 45<br />The actor who played hero in most number of films – Prem Nazir (over 600 films)<br />The world’s first fingerprint bureau (Kolkata – 1897)<br />46<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  27. 27. 47<br />The country which sells the most number of newspapers (10.7 crore)<br />The biggest producer of turmeric<br />48<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  28. 28. 49<br />The highest cricket ground (Chail, Himachal Pradesh)<br />The biggest producer of organic tea (35,00,000 kg)<br />50<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  29. 29. 51<br />The biggest producer of cashew nuts<br />The first woman president of UN General Assembly (VijayalakshmiPandit – 1953)<br />52<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  30. 30. 53<br />The world’s largest epic (Mahabharat)<br />The world’s largest congregation of women (AttukalPongala, Thiruvananthapuram) <br />54<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  31. 31. 55<br />The biggest postal network (1,55,333 post offices – 2006)<br />The country with the largest number of graduates (4.9 crore)<br />56<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  32. 32. 57<br />The country with the largest number of cattle<br />The first country to introduce a family planning programme (1952)<br />58<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />
  33. 33. 59<br />The world’s biggest exporter of spices (45 – 50 % of global share)<br />The longest railway platform (Kharagpur – 1072 mt)<br />60<br />The largest Constitution in the world<br />

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