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    Highest mountain
    Kangchenjunga, located partly in Nepal and partly in Sikkim, India, is the highest mountain peak in the India. It rises with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft)
    Highest mountain located entirely within in India
    Nanda Devi, the highest mountain in Uttarakhand, is the highest mountain located entirely within in India. It was also the highest mountain in India before Sikkim joined the Republic of India.
    Highest mountain peak in South India
    Anamudi, Kerala is the highest peak in the Western Ghats and South India. It is also the highest point in India outside the Himalaya - Karakoram mountain range. It is at an elevation of 2,695 metres (8,842 ft)
    Oldest mountain range in India
    The Aravali range is the oldest mountain range in India, running across Indian states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana and punjab
    First woman nominated member of the Rajya Sabha
    Smt. Rukmini Devi Arundale was the first woman nominated member of the Rajya Sabha. She served two terms (1952-56 and 1956-62)
    India’s first organic state
    Sikkim has become India’s first fully organic state by implementing organic practices on around 75,000 hectares of agricultural land.
    First island district of India
    Mājuli, a river island in the Brahmaputra River, Assam, is the first island district of India
    Longest lake
    Vembanad is the longest lake in India
    Largest wetland system
    The Vembanad wetland system covers an area of over 2033 km2 thereby making it the largest wetland system in India.
    Largest river island
    Mājuli, a 352 kilometer2 (136 miles2) river island in the Brahmaputra River, Assam, India, is the largest river island in the Indian.
    Longest river
    The Ganges River (Ganga River) is the longest river of India, by the total distance covered by a river within India.
    Longest river that flows entirely within India
    Godavari is the longest river that flows entirely within India
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