Interesting facts of KERALA !!
BEST GOVERNMENT STATS
The state of Kerala has the best stats in all the key surveys done by the government. Talk of literacy rate it has the highest literacy rate in India, Highest sex ratio, lowest population growth rate, highest life expectancy rate and also the highest rating in Human Development Index.
LEAST CORRUPTED STATE
Kerala is the state with the least corruption rate in the whole country as per the transparency International Survey. Its mostly due to the literacy rate of the population in the state.
GODS OWN COUNTRY
Kerala is the only state in India that is promoted by the name of God’s own country. Above what we see is the official logo of the states tourism board. It is assumed that its been given the name due to its untouched natural beauty and the fact that the medicinal properties of ayurveda here have a great medicinal benefit
India ranks 4th in the world in regards to rubber production, of which the 91% rubber is produced in the state of Kerala. Its weather and soil condition is totally conducive for the rubber production.
Can you guess the number of languages in which newspapers are published in kerala ? It might sound wierd but kerala has newspapers and dailies published in 9 different languages, the highest as compared to any other states of the nation
One of the most viewed and famous sites of Kerala is this back waters, which is a chain of brackish lagoons and lakes lying parallel to the arabian cost or as they say Malabar Coast in Kerala. It is comprised of the major 5 lakes of the state and is made up by man made as well as natural canals and feb by 38 rivers.
Kerala has the largest number of elephants in captivity in the country. It is estimated that there are approximately a 700 elephants in captive kept by the temples and individuals where they are treated well for religious ceremonies and rituals.
RICHEST WORSHIP STRUCTURE
The padmanabhaswamy temple in kerala is a hindu temple which is by far the richest religious institution or building in the world with regards to the gold and diamond assets in it.
Kerala recieves the very first rainfall of mainland in India. It reaches here by 1st of June and then arrives in Mumbai by the 10th of June and later covers the whole country by the end of July.