Do you know who discovered our country India and when India was discovered, if not, then definitely read this article till the end, here we will tell in detail about ours country.
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Who discovered India?
There were so many opportunities to do business in India that the merchants kept coming towards India on their own. But India was discovered by Vasco da Gama through a sea waterway.
He came to India by sea route, hence the credit of finding a sea route from Europe to Asia goes to Vasco da Gama. The Discovery of India is also called Vasco da Gama.
Vasco da Gama made a total of 3 trips to India. His last visit was in 1524. Finally he became seriously ill with malaria and died in Kochi on 24 December 1524.
When was India discovered?
Travelling by sea, Vasco-da-Gama reached the port of Calicut in India on 20 May 1498 AD. So the discovery of India is considered only in 1498.
History of India
The history of India is considered to be several thousand years old, the history of this country is about 75000 years old. If the history of India is called one of the great chapters of the history of the world, then it cannot be said much. Describing this, the former Prime Minister of India, Chacha Nehru had said,
“Full of Contradictions But Tied by Strong Invisible Threads”
The specialty of Indian history is that it is engaged in a continuous process of self-discovery and is continuously growing, so those who try to understand it at once find this country very elusive.
The history of this country is about 75,000 years old and its evidence is found from the time of human activity of Homo sapiens. It is very surprising that about five thousand years ago the inhabitants of the Indus Valley Civilization developed a beautiful urban culture based on agriculture and trade.
So friends hope that you must have come to know who discovered India (who discovered Bharat) and when.