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Fun Facts About India
There are many different languages spoken in India. The main ones are Hindi,Bengali,Telugu,Marathi,Tamil and Urdu.The highest mountain in India is Kanchenjunga standing at a 8,598m (28,209 ft) which it shares with Nepal. Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world.The national symbol of India is the endangered Bengal Tiger.India has the second largest population in the world, with over 1.2 billion people.Because of India's location, it experiences periods of heavy rain called Monsoon.
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Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Mohammad Ali Jinnah was born on December 25,1876 in Karachi. He received his primary and secondary education at Karachi and Bombay. From 1892 to 1896, Jinnah studied law at Lincoln's Inn, London. After returning to India, he enrolled himself as an advocate at the Bombay High Court.Jinnah's political career began with the Indian National Congress and he was greatly influenced by the moderate leader, Gopal Krishna Gokhale. At this time, he did not regard the interests of Muslims as distinct from those of other Indians. In fact, in 1906, Jinnah signed a memorandum against separate electorates for Muslims. In 1909, Jinnah got elected to the Imperial Legislative Council as the representative of the Muslims of Bombay.