Stroke happens to be one of the top-most killers in the world and India is no exception. The country suffers from a leaping burden of stroke. The stroke prevalence in various parts of India ranged from 44.29 to 559/100,000 persons over the last two decades. In the same duration, the cumulative incidence of stroke in India ranged from 105 to 152/100,000 persons per year, affecting a hundred thousand lives. When a stroke occurs, the brain stops getting the blood it needs. As a result, the risk of brain damage increases leading to disability or even death. To avoid fatal consequences, one must be aware of the ways by which stroke can be identified easily.