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India is the seventh-largest country in the world in area and is situated in South Asia. Characterized by its rich vibrant culture, diversity, and ancient history, India is a well-established tourist destination. India is also the most populous democracy in the world with a population of over 1.2 billion. Travel across the ancient Indian subcontinent was facilitated by “Uttrapath,” the road to the north, which is said to be more than 2,000 years old. It was the only major trade route that connected South Asia to Central Asia. It connected port city of Chittagong in modern-day Bangladesh to Kabul in Afghanistan. This trade route is currently known as the “Grand Trunk Road” and has been the lifeline of on-road travel and trade till date in ...

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