India - the land of snake charmers, poverty-stricken people, slum dogs, spicy food and traffic jams. That's all that the Western media seems to know about our country.
From films to news, this has pretty much been the portrayal of our country.
Sure, there are people in this country who live in slums.
Amidst cows and other animals .
But we are much, much more than just the Land Of Snake Charmers.
Just like any other country, there are both good and bad sides to India too. Here are some pictures from across the country that the Western media conveniently chooses to ignore.
Source l cnntraveller
Rann of Kutch, Gujarat
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Howrah Bridge, Kolkata
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai
Sabarmati Riverfront, Ahmedabad
Cyber Hub, Gurgaon
Lotus Temple, New Delhi
Akshardham Temple, New Delhi
Khan Market, New Delhi
Sikkim Silk Route
Source: J ayanti Biswas
Oberoi Wildflower Hall, Shimla
Sky Lounge, CP, New Delhi
Nehru Planetarium, New Delhi
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu
Ambedkar Memorial Park, Lucknow
The Lake Palace, Udaipur
Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad
Outer Ring Road, Hyderabad
City of Dreams, Mumbai
Surprised? Clearly, we are a lot more than the Land Of Snake Charmers, aren't we?
Inspired by this Quora post