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The Republic of India celebrates her 58th year of being a Republic.... :)

 

Salutations and congratulations! HAPPY 58TH.

 

For those (including me) somewhat challenged in knowledge about India's recent history, here are some interesting bullet points:

 

India facts

 

Leaders: President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

 

Capital: New Delhi

 

Population: 1.12 billion

 

States: 28 states, 7 union territories

 

Languages: 18 recognized. Most are fluent in Hindi, English and a third Indian language.

 

Important dates: Jan. 26, 1927, when the National Congress voted to go against British rule; Aug. 15, 1947, India

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(Belated) Happy India Day BK!!

 

Hopefully some day I get the chance to visit your great country.

 

Steve B)

 

And also to any other GA member from India as well.

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