India is the pioneer of science and wonders. Way before the engineering and medical colleges started producing engineers and doctors in India, some brilliant minds have laid down the base for the current technologies both in engineering and medicine.
Standing at the latest IIT Main 2018- Admit card, and NEET-Results, looking back to the past makes us wonder how advanced the peoples mind where then that even with lack of technologies they made mind baffling systems. We will discuss briefly about the old and new wonders of India.
#5) Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Inaugurated in 2010, it is one of the longest road link on waters. It’s of 5.6km long connecting Bandra and Worli. It took almost 10 years to complete the construction and it caters around 1,000,00 vehicles. It brought down the traffic congestion, which trimmed down the time in traffic to 30 minutes from 90 minute at peak traffic.
#4) PirPanjal Tunnel
It’s truly an engineering marvel, it is the largest railway tunnel in India running for 11km and the 2nd largest in Asia. Located in the middle of Himalayas at PirPanjal it is a solution to the growing concern of safety in travel through the regions.
#3) Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple
An ancient temple located at the capital city of Trivandrum in Kerala, it is constructed in traditional Kerala style with mix of Dravidian culture. It is a temple in honour to Lord Vishnu, the shrine is of Vishnu reclining on the serpent Ananta.
Its architecture is a wonder and still leave the architect wonder how the heavy stones were used to build such an intricate and complex engineering structure. It has many secret vaults with immense ancient treasures.
#2) Taj Mahal
Any list containing the marvels, Taj Mahal is on top of the list. A true picturesque it is. One among the 7 Natural Wonders, Taj Mahal is truly remarkable. Apart from its elegant looks, what makes it truly remarkable is that it is still standing keeping India’s pride high for 400 years and Counting.
A Memorial built in the memories of the Mughal emperor Shajahan’s wife MumtazMahal, it stands as the evergreen love symbol for love. Constructed by over 20,000 workers with a budget of 30 million rupees. It is constructed in the year 1632.
Ancient Indian alchemy has made the impossible possible. Mercury is the heaviest substance on the earth which is found in liquid state and can only be made into solid at a temperature (-38.83 degree Celsius).
Theerthakund is a tank of water situated 35 feet below and the 4 Siva Lingas made of solidified mercury with purity of 99.8% at room temperature. Located at Coimbatore, it is quite a spectacle to watch.
The list can go on and on, that much is the number of wonders our country India beholds.
From the invention of the number zero to all the technology India holds, India is rising as the top powered nation among all the countries of the world.
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