Factoid

India holds the record of having highest number of post offices in the world but did you know that there is a floating post office in India? The famous Dal Lake of Kashmir, apart from being a tourist attraction also host a floating post office. It was inaugurated by the former chief minister Omar Abdullah in August 2011. Floating on a house boat, the post office also hosts a philately museum besides selling stamps, picture post cards, greeting cards and local souvenirs among other things. It has also became a boon to the state tourism.

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