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Showing posts with label Indian States. Show all posts

13 July, 2016

Facts About Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh is a heavily forested state in central India known for its temples and waterfalls.
It is India's 10th largest state and situated in the heart of India, is endowed with a rich cultural heritage and attractive natural diversity. The state has many ancient monuments, rare wildlife, exquisitely carved temples, Buddhist sites, palaces, waterfalls, caves, rock paintings and hill plateaus.
Capital: Raipur
Largest city: Raipur
Chief Minister:  Raman Singh
Governor: Balramji Das Tandon
Chhattisgarh Day: 1st November
Mountain Range: Bailadila Range and The Maikal Hills
Gourlata peak of the Bailadila Range is the highest point in the state of Chhattisgarh.
The Chota Nagpur Plateauis a plateau in eastern India
Folk dance: Panthi, RawatNacha, Pandwani, Chaitra, Kaksar, Saila and Soowa
The Chhattisgarh High Court is one of the High Courts in India located at village Bodri, Bilaspur
The Chief Justice - Mr. Justice Deepak Gupta
Total Number of districts:27
The list of important Rivers and Dams of Chhattisgarh in India:

Major Airports in Chhattisgarh:
The list of important Thermal Power Plants:

The list of important National Parks, Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary:
The list of important Festivals of Chhattisgarh:
The list of important Monument, Palace and Forts:
Important Tribes of Chhattisgarh:
Agariya
Birhor
Baiga
Kharia
Pardhan
Gond
Asur
Korba
Abhuj
Maria
Nagarchi
Gaiki
Badi
Maria
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09 July, 2016

Facts about Gujarat



Gujarat (sometimes referred to as the "Jewel of Western India”) was founded on 1 May 1960.
·         Capital: Gandhinagar
·         Chief Minister: Anandiben Patel
·         Governor: Om Prakash Kohli
·         Gujrat Day: 1st May
·         Gujarat High Court (Ahmedabad)is the High Court of the state of Gujarat.
·         The Chief Justice: Justice: Subhash Reddy
·         Mountain Range: Girnar, also known as Girinagar (Highest peak in Gujrat) and Aravali Range
·         The Great Rann of Kutch is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India
·         Folk Dance of Gujarat: Garba Dance, Dandiya Dance, Padhar Dance, Bhavai Dance
·         Total number of districts: 33
·         International Border: Pakistan
The list of important Rivers and Dams of Gujarat in India:
S. No.RiversImportant DamsRemark
1 Narmada RiverSardar Sarovar Dam (Surat)also called the Rewa, is a river in central India and the fifth longest river in the Indian subcontinent.
2Saraswati River
3Banas RiverDantiwada Dam (Banaskantha District)
4Tapi RiverUkai Dam (Surat district)It is the largest reservoir in Gujarat
5Sabarmati riverDharoi Dam (Sabarkantha District)
6The Daman Gangaalso called Dawan River
7Bhogavo RiverDholidhaja dam (Surendranagar)
 
The list of important Lakes of Gujarat in India:
S. No.LakeLocationRemark
1Kankaria LakeAhmedabadartificial lake
2Chandola LakeAhmedabadartificial lake
3Hamisar LakeBhuj townLargest Man Made lake in Gujarat
4Narayan SarovarLakhpat taluka of Kutch districtincluded in the five holy lakes of India
5Ten TalavDabhoi, Vadodara
The list of Airports in Gujarat in India:
S. No.AirportsCity
1Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International AirportAhmedabad
2Vadodara AirportVadodara
3Kandla AirportKandla
4Bhavnagar Airport           Bhavnagar
5Porbandar AirportPorbandar
6Rajkot AirportRajkot  
7Surat AirportSurat
Important Thermal, Nuclear & Hydroelectricity Power Plants:
S. NoName of Power PlantTypeLocationRemark
1 Charanka Solar Power PlantSolarCharanka village in the Patan districtThe largest site within the Gujarat Solar Park
2Bitta Solar Power PlantSolarKutch districtIt was India's largest photovoltaic power plant.
3Kakrapar Atomic PowerNuclearVyara
4Kadana Hydroelectric Power StationHydroelectricMahisagar districtMasonry dam on the Mahi River
5Sardar Sarovar Canal Head Hydroelectric Power StationHydroelectricNavagamIt is the largest and a gravity dam on the Narmada river
6Ukai Hydroelectric Power StationHydroelectricUkai, Surat DistrictIt is also known as Vallabh Sagar
Important National Parks, Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary:
S. No.NameLocationRemark
1Gir Wildlife Sanctuary & National Park                               Junagadh
2Blackbuck National ParkVelavadar, Bhavnagar
3Marine National ParkGulf of Kutch
4Vansda National ParkNavsari
5Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary                Kutch
6Wild Ass SanctuaryKutch
7National Parks  Junagadh
8Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary                               Narmada
9Nal Sarovar Bird SanctuaryAhmedabad, Surendranagar

The list of important Stadiums in Gujarat:
S. No.NameLocationRemark
1IPCL Sports Complex GroundVadodaraalso known as Reliance Stadium or Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd Sports Complex Ground
2Madhavrao Scindia Cricket GroundRajkot
3Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadiumalso known as Khandheri Cricket Stadium. It is Gujarat's first solar powered stadium.
4Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel StadiumAhmedabad
CB Patel International Cricket StadiumSuratcricket stadium
Nicknames/Special titles of cities:
S. No.CityNickname
1Ahmedabad
Boston of India
Manchester of India
2Surat
Diamond City of India
City of Bridges
Textile city of India
The list of important Festivals of Gujarat:
S. No.FestivalsCity
1Navratriall over Gujarat
2International Kite Festivalall over Gujarat
3Modhera Dance FestivalSun Temple in Modhera
4Kutch MahotsavaKutch
5Bhavnath Mahadev FairJunagadh
6Saptak Music FestivalAhmedabad
7JanmashtamiDwaraka
8Bhadra Purnima FairAmbaji
The list of Important Temples in Gujarat:
S. No.Name of TemplesLocation
1Akshardham Temple                                     Gandhinagar
2Girnar Temple                  Junagadh district
3Ambaji Temple                                                 Banaskantha district
4Palitana Temple                               Bhavnagar district
5Dakor Temple                   Kaira District
6Somnath Temple                             Junagadh district
7Dwarkadhish Temple                     Jamnagar district
8Sun Temple                       Modhera
9Pavagadh Temple                           Champaner
The list of Important Monuments, Forts & Palaces in Gujarat:
S. No.Forts & Palaces of GujaratLocation
1Lakhota FortJamnagar
2Pavagadh FortPanchmahal District near Baroda
3Uparkot FortJunagadh
4Dabhoi FortNarmada Dam
6Bhujia Hill FortBhuj
7Ilva Durga (ancient fort)Idar
8Dhoraji FortPorbandar
9Okha PortDwarka
10Zinzuwada FortRann of Kutch
11Vijay Vilas PalacePalitana, Across Mandvi Beach, Bhavnagar
14Navlakha Palace, Riverside Palace, Orchard PalaceGondal
15Dolat Nivas PalaceIdar
16Art Deco PalaceMorbi
17Digvir Nivas PalaceVansda, Surat
18Laxmi Vilas Palace, Nazarbagh Palace, Makarpara Palace, Pratap Villa PalaceBaroda
19Raj Mahal, Hawa MahalVadhwan near Ahmedabad
20Ranjit Vilas PalaceVankaner near Rajkot

Constituency of Cabinet Minister:
S. No.Name of MinisterConstituencyMinistry
1Parshottam RupalaRajya Sabha MPAgriculture & Farmers Welfare Panchayati Raj (MoS)
2Mansukh L. MandaviyaRajya Sabha MPRoad Transport & Highways, Shipping, Chemicals & Fertilizers (MoS)
3Jasvantsinh Sumanbhai BhabhorDahod- Lok Sabharibal Affairs (MoS)
4Arun JaitleyRajya Sabha MPFinance and Corporate Affairs
5Smriti Zubin IraniRajya Sabha MPTextiles

Important Tribes of Gujarat:
·         Barda
·         Bavacha, Bamcha
·         Bharwad
·         Bhil
·         Charan

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Facts About Delhi


Dear Readers,
Today, we are discussing the National Capital  Delhi
Delhi is the one state of the northern India and shares bordering with the States of Uttar Pradesh andHaryana.  The origin of its name is narrated to a King called Raja Dhillu who ruled the area for 14 years at the beginning of the Christian Era. Delhi has an area of 1,483 sq. kms. Its maximum length is 51.90 kms and greatest width is 48.48 kms. The 2001 Census recorded 138.51 lakh population of Delhi with 3.85% annual growth rate and 47.02% decennial growth rate during 1991-2001. Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is the capital territory of the Republic of India.
                   

Chief Minister:  Arvind Kejriwal
Lt Governor: Najeeb Jung
High Court : High Court, Delhi
Chief Justice: G Rohini
Borders: Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.

Wildlife century:
1. Asola Wild Life Sanctuary
River:
Yamuna (Tributary in India)
Lakes:
1. Bhalswa Lake -  Northeast edge of Delhi and about an hour drive from India Gate.
2. Old Fort (Purana Qila) Lake Southeast of India Gate.
Important Power generation plants:
1. Indraprastha Power Generation  2. Badarpur Thermal Power Station   3. Rajghat Power Station
Airports:
1.  Indira Gandhi International Airport
2.  Palam Domestic Airport
Important Archeological Monuments/Sites:
1. QUTUB MINAR - The Tallest Monument In India
2. Humayun's Tomb - UNESCO World Heritage site
3. Red Fort - the Symbol of India
4. India Gate - Tribute to our Soldiers
5. Jama Masjid -  India's Largest Islamic Congregation Place
6. Lotus Temple -  Symbol of Peace and Prosperity
7. Parliament House -The Parliament House or Sansad Bhavan is the house where our elected parliamentarians sit and discuss a number of important issues related to national interest.
8. Rashoati Bhavan Rashtrapati Bhavan or President House is an official residence of the President of India.
9. Safdarjung Tomb - One of the Last Mughal Tombs
10. Lodi Tomb - Tomb of Sikandar Lodi is the tomb of the second ruler of the Lodi Dynasty

Important Temples:
1. Akshardham Mandir, New Delhi Akshardham complex is a Hindu mandir, and a spiritual-cultural campus in New Delhi
2. Kalka Mandir -  South Delhi Kalkaji Temple, is a Hindu mandir or temple, dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Kali.
3. Lotus Temple - This temple is built in the shape of a lotus flower
4. Iskon Temple - Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir, generally known as the ISKCON Delhi temple
Cabinet Ministers from Delhi:
Dr. Harsh Vardhan, at present Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences was elected from Chandni Chowk, Delhi.
Important Stadium:
1. Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium
2. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
3. Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium
4. DDA Siri Fort Sports Complex
5. Yamuna Sports Complex
6. Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Swimming Pool
7. Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium
8. Shivaji Stadium
9. Talkatora Indoor Stadium
10. Ambedkar Stadium
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07 July, 2016

Facts about Punjab

Today, we are discussing the state PUNJAB.
(Punjab is 'land of five rivers')
Granary of India & India's bread-basket

‘Punj’ means five and ‘aab’ means water. Five rivers of Punjab are Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum. Only two rivers Sutlej and Beas flow through Punjab state in India. Ravi flows partially in Punjab (India), mainly along the international boundary of India and Pakistan. All these five rivers are tributaries of Indus River. All these five rivers finally merge into Indus River directly or indirectly and the Indus then terminates into Arabian Sea near Karachi city in Pakistan. These rivers, including the Indus River are considered part of Indus Valley River System.
Capital city : Chandigarh
Chief Minister : Sardar Parkash Singh Badal
Governor : Kaptan Singh Solanki
High Court  : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh
Chief Justice : Shiavax Jal Vazifdar
International Borders : Pakistan to the west- Wagha Border
Number of Districts: 22

Specialty of State: Agricultural Produce
Produce/ SpecialityRank in India
Wheat3
Infrastructure Facilities**1
** reference IBEF
National Parks :
Sl.No.Name of National ParkSpecial Species (if any important)Important Remarks
1Harike Pattan Wetland and Bird Sanctuary---One of largest wetland in north India. It is India’s major landlocked fish market of fresh water and a shelter for a variety of wild animals.
2Jhajjar Bachauli Wildlife Sanctuaryhome to predators like leopard, jackal, etc. Sambars, barking deernear Anandpur Sahib
3Takhni-Rehmapur Wildlife SanctuaryPangolin, Mongoose, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Jackal, Hog DeerScattered by an area of 382 hectares at the hoof of Shivalik Range of Himalayas passing through Ropar.
Important Dams, Rivers and Lakes:
Dams
Sl.No.DamRiverNearest CityPurpose/Project
1.Ranjit Sagar DamRaviPathankotIrrigation+ Hydroelectric+ Flood Control
2.Siswan DamSiswan KhadKhararFlood Control+ Irrigation
3.Jainti DamSoonkKhararFlood Control +Irrigation

Rivers
Sl.No.RiverRemarks
1Sutlej Riveroriginates from Rakshasthal Lake adjacent to Mount Kailash in Tibet.
2Beas RiverBeas River merges with Sutlej Riverat Harike Pattan situated towards Amritsar
3Ravi RiverThis river is also the border river of India and Pakistan and flows in the northern side of Lahore city.  famous Indus civilization, Harappa, and one of its utmost cities was situated close to the earlier route of this River
Lakes
Sl.No.LakeLocated in/near
1Sukhna LakeChandigarh
2Harike LakeFerozpur
3Kanjli LakeKapurthala

Important Power generation plants:
Sl.No.Plant/ProjectType/Category
1Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant, BhatindaThermal power plant
2Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Power Plant, RoparThermal power plant
3Guru Hargobind Thermal Plant, Lehra Mohabbat, BhatindaThermal power plant
4Ranjit Sagar DamHydro power plant
5Shanan Power HouseHydro power plant
Airports:
1. Ludhiana Sahnewal Airport- Ludhiyana
2. Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport- Amritsar
2. Bhatinda Airport- Bhisiana
3. Pathankot Airport- Pathankot
Folk Dances:
1. Bhanghra            
2. Giddha Dance
3. Jhummar Dance  
4. Dhumall Dance  
5. Dhankara Dance
Tribes:
1. Sikh Jats        
2. Khatri clans        
4. Arora clans    
3. Rajput clans
Important Regional Festivals:
Sl.No.Festival NameRemarks
1.Lohrimarks the end of winter and for Punjabis
2.Basant Panchamithe advent of spring
3.Hola Mohallaa gathering of Sikhs for military exercises and mock battles on the day following the festival of Holi.
4.Baisakhianniversary of the founding of Khalsa
5.Guru Purbsheld in association with the lives of the Sikh Gurus Gurupurbs celebrated are the birthdays of Guru Nanak and Guru Govind Singh and the martyrdom days of Guru Arjun Dev and Guru Teg Bahadur.
6.Jor Melain the memory of Guru Gobind Singh's two sons Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh who were buried alive in a brick-wall
7Hariballabh Sangeet Melaheld in Jalandhar in the memory of the sant-musician, Swami Hariballabh
Important Temples/Archaeological Monuments/Sites:
Sl.No.Monument/Temple/SitesLocated inRemarks
1Golden Temple(Sri Harmandir Sahib)Amritsarholiest Gurdwara of Sikhism
2Fatehgarh Sahib GurudwaraSahotabuilt on the site where 300 years ago, Guru Gobind Singhji's two young Sahibzadas were entombed alive by the Mughals
3Takht Sri Keshgarh SahibAnandpur Sahibbirthplace of the Khalsa,here Guru Gobind Singh baptized 5 sikhs
4Damadama SahibBathindaGuru Gobind Singhji stayed here for 9 months and he worked on the Adi Granth.
5Quila Mubarak (Palace)Patialapalace was built by Maharaja Ala Singh in 1764
6Jagatjit PalaceKapurthalaarchitecture borrowed from the famous Fontainebleau and Palace of Versailles Today,it is run as the Sainik School and maintained by the Defense Ministry
7Jallianwala Bagh(Historical Site)AmritsarOn Sunday April 13, 1919, British Indian Army soldiers, commanded by Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer, began shooting at an unarmed gathering of men, women, and children without warning.
8Wagah borderAmritsarThe lowering of the flags, or the Beating Retreat ceremony is a daily military practice that the security forces of India (Border Security Force) and Pakistan (Pakistan Rangers) have jointly followed since 1959
Nick Names/Special Titles of Cities:
Sl.No.CityNick Name
1AmritsarCity of Golden Temple, Holy City
2PatialaRoyal City
Sport Stadiums:
Sl.No.StadiumSport-PurposeCity
1Guru Gobind Singh Stadiummulti-purpose stadiumJalandhar
2International Hockey StadiumHockeyMohali
3Punjab Cricket Association Stadium(Bindra Stadium)CricketMohali
Constituency of Cabinet Ministers:
Sl.No.NameConstituencyMinistry
1Harsimrat Kaur BadalBhatinda

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Facts about Rajasthan

Rajasthan was founded on November 1, 1956, is India's largest state by area It is located on the north-western side of the country.
Capital: Jaipur
Chief Minister:  Vasundhara Raje
Governor: Kalyan Singh
Rajasthan Day: 30th March
Mountain Range: Aravali Range
Desert: Thar Desert also known as the Great Indian Desert. It is the world's 17th largest desert
Folk dance of Rajasthan: Ghoomar

Rajasthan High Court Principal Seat Jodhpur and High Court Bench Jaipur are the High Court of the state of Rajasthan
The Chief Justice - Mr. Justice Navin Sinha
Total Number of districts: 33
International Border: Pakistan
The list of important Rivers and Dams of Rajasthan:
S.NoRiversImportant Dams
1Chambal RiverKota Barrage (Kota) Ranapratap Sagar Dam (Rawatbhata)
2Banas RiverBisalpur Dam near (Deoli in Tonk district)
3Luni River
4Berach River
5Sabarmati River
6Narmada Canal
The list of important Lakes of Rajasthan:
S.NoLakesCityRemark
1Ana Sagar LakeAjmerArtificial lake
2Dhebar LakeUdaipur Districtalso known as Jaisamand Lake is Asia's second-largest artificial lake
3Fateh Sagar LakeUdaipurArtificial lake
4Man Sagar LakeJaipurArtificial lake
5Nakki LakeMount Abu in Aravalli range
6Sambhar Salt LakeSambhar Lake TownIndia's largest inland Salt Lake
7Pushkar Lake Pushkar in Ajmer district
Major Airports in Rajasthan:
S.NoName of AirportsCity
1Jaipur International Airport.Jaipur
2Jaisalmer Airport.Jaisalmer
3Jodhpur Airport.Jodhpur
4Maharana Pratap international Airport or Udaipur AirportUdaipur
Important Thermal, Nuclear and Hydroelectricity Power Plants:
S.No.Name of Power PlantTypeLocationRemark
1Suratgarrh Thermal Power StationThermalSuratgarh1st Super Thermal plant of Rajasthan
2Chhabra Thermal Power PlantThermalBaran districtcoal fired power plants
3Rajasthan Solar ProjectSolarPhalodhi village of Jodhpur district
4Dhirubhai Ambani Solar PlantSolarPokahran in the Jaisalmer districtbuild by Reliance Power
5Rajasthan Atomic Power StationNuclearRawatbhataalso Rajasthan Atomic Power Project - RAPP
6Jawahar Sagar Hydroelectric Power Station IndiaHydroelectricKotaLocated on the Chambal River
7Mahi Bajaj Sagar Hydro Power Plant IndiaHydroelectricBanswara districtLocated on Mahi River
Important National Parks, Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary:
S.NoNameLocation
1The Ranthambore National Park-Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan.
2The Sariska Tiger ReserveAlwar district
3The Keoladeo Ghana National Park was formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird SanctuaryBharatpur, Alwar
4The Desert National ParkJaisalmer
5The Kumbhalgarh Wildlife SanctuaryRajsamand district
6The Darrah National Park Kota
Important Stadiums in Rajasthan:
StadiumCity
Sawai Mansingh Stadium (cricket stadium)Jaipur
Barkatullah Khan Stadium (cricket stadium)Jodhpur
Nicknames/Special titles of cities:
S. NoCitySpecial names
1JaipurPink City
2JaisalmerGolden City of India
3Udaipur
White City
City of Lakes
Venice of the East
4Jodhpur
Blue City
Sun City
The list of important Festivals of Rajasthan:
S.No.FestivalsCity
1Teej FestivalJaipur
2Gangaur FestivalJaipur
3Desert FestivalJaisalmer
4Nagaur FairNagaur
5Pushkar FairPushkar
6Marwar FestivalJodhpur
7Camel FestivalBikaner
8Mewar FestivalUdaipur
9Elephant FestivalJaipur
The list of important Monument, Palace and Forts:
S.No.Monuments
1Jyotish Yantralaya, also known as Jantar MantarJaipur
2Hawa MahalJaipur
3Temples of GaltaJaipur
4Sun Temple Galta HillJaipur
5Amber Palace or Amber FortJaipur
6Lake PalaceUdaipur
7Umaid BhawanJodhpur
8Manak ChowkJaisalmer
9Jagatpita Brahma MandirPushkar, Ajmer

Constituency of Cabinet Minister:
S. No.Name of MinisterConstituencyMinistry
1Rajyavardhan Singh RathoreJaipur RuralMinistry of Information and Broadcasting (MoS)
2Vijay GoelRajya Sabha MP from RajasthanMinister of Youth Affairs and Sports (MoS, Independent Charge)
Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation
3Shri C.R. ChaudharyNagaur-Lok sabhaConsumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution (MoS)
4Shri P.P. choudharyPali-Lok SabhaLaw & Justice Electronics & Information Technology (MoS)
5Shri Arjun Ram MeghwalBikaner-Lok Sabha
Finance
Corporate Affairs (MoS)
Important Tribes of Rajasthan:
·         Minas
·         Bhils
·         Sahariyas
·         Gadiya Lohars

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06 July, 2016

Facts about Bihar

Bihar is located in the eastern part of the country. Bihar lies mid-way between the humid West Bengal in the east and the sub humid Uttar Pradesh in the west which provides it with a transitional position in respect of climate, economy and culture. It is bounded by Nepal in the north and by Jharkhand in the south. The Bihar plain is divided into two unequal halves by the river Ganga which flows through the middle from west to east.
Bihar at a glance:
Capital- Patna
Chief Minister- Nitish Kumar
Deputy Chief Minister- Tejashwi Prasad Yadav
Governor- Ram Nath Kovind
Population- 10,38,04,637 (according to census 2011)
Literacy Rate- 63.82% (Bihar is the least literate state in India according to census 2011 )
Number of District- 38
Important Rivers- Ganga, Koshi, Burgi Gandak, Mahananda, Punpun, Son, Kamala
National Park- Valmiki National Park located at West Champaran district
Folk Dance-  Jumari Dance, Harvesting Dance, Holi Dance, Sohar-Khilouna Dance, Kajari Dance, Jat-Jatin Dance, Jhijhian Dance
State Day (Bihar Diwas) - 22nd March every year
High Court- Patna (Hon'ble The Acting Chief Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari)
Cricket stadium- Moin-Ul-Haq Stadium or Rajendra Nagar Stadium is located in Patna, Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan, Patna
Tourism:
Buddhist sites - Bodh Gaya, Nalanda, Rajgir, Vaishali, Bhagalpur, Vikramshila, Sultanganj.Jain sites - Vaishali and Pawapuri, Bhagalpur.Sikh sites - Gurdwaras, Patna City, the birth place of Guru Gobind Singh.Hindu sites - Vishnupad Temple at Gaya, Patan Devi at Patna, Mahavir Temple at Patna Sun Temple at Deo, near Aurangabad, Varah Temple at Harihar Kshetra, Shiv Temple at Singhesarsthan(Madhepura), Thawe Ma durga temple (gopalganj), Gopalmandir, Bahraua siv Hathwa (gopalganj), Janki Mandir in Sitamarhi.
Monuments:
Shershah Suri's Tomb, Sasaram, BiharTomb of Shamsher Khan- AurangabadAncient site of Vikramasila Monastery- BhagalpurRock Temple- BhagalpurBuddhist Stupa- East ChamparanRaja Vishal ka Garh-VaishaliTomb of Sher Shah Suri- Sasaram (Rohtas)Three rock inscriptions (Adjacent to Tara Chandi temple)- Sasaram (Rohtas)Remains of ancient fort or Pachrukhi Garh locally known as Raja Bali Ka Garh- Balirajgarh, Madhubani
Airport:
Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport- PatnaDarbhanga Airport  (Defence)- Darbhanga Airport is the longest runway airport of Bihar and is operated by the Indian Air Force at present.
Wildlife Sanctuary:
Bhimbandh SanctuaryRajgir SanctuaryKaimur SanctuaryGautam Buddha SanctuaryUdayapur SanctuaryKabar Jheel Bird SanctuaryGogabil Bird Sanctuary
Power Plant in Bihar:
Barauni Thermal Power Station located at Barauni, Begusarai, Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station located at Kanti, MuzaffarpurKahalgaon Super Thermal Power Station located at Kahalgaon, Bhagalpur
Main Cities situated at the bank of river Ganga in Bihar:
PatnaHajipurBhagalpur
Important festival in Bihar:
Sama-ChakevaBihulaMadhushravaniPitrapaksha MelaChatt PujaSonepur Fair
Some Best Places in Bihar on Your Itinerary:
Nalanda University- Rajgir,  NalandaBodhi Tree- Bodh GayaMuchalinda Lake- Bodh GayaGriddhakuta Peak- RajgirRajgir Hot Springs- RajgirBuxar Fort- BuxarNavlakha Palace- Situated in the town of Rajnagar near Madhubani in BiharHieun Tsang Memorial Hall- NalandaJalmandir Temple- Pawapuri, NalandaPatna Museum- Patna
What is famous in Bihar?
Muzaffarpur is famous for Shahi lychees and is known as the "Lychee Kingdom".Bhagalpur is known as SILK CITY as it is famous world wide for its silk production.Madhubani Painting also known as Mithila Painting
Cabinet Ministers from Bihar and their Constituency:
 Minister
Their constituency
Portfolios of the Union Council of Ministers
Ram Vilas Paswan
Hajipur- Lok Sabha
Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Rajiv Pratap Rudy
Saran -Lok Sabha
Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge)
Giriraj Singh
Nawada- Lok Sabha
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (Minister of state)
Radha Mohan Singh
Purvi Champaran- Lok Sabha
Agriculture
Ravi Shankar Prasad-
Rajya Sabha MP of Bihar
Law Minister
Dharmendra Pradhan
Rajya Sabha MP of Bihar
Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge)
Tribes:
Oraon Tribes-  Oraon is the most populous tribe among the major tribes in Purnia District, followed by santhal, munda, lohra, kharwar.Lohra tribes- They are found in the districts of Purnia, Katihar in Bihar stateSanthal tribes- Various districts in Bihar.

Facts about Uttarakhand


Uttarakhand was formed on 9th November 2000 as the 27th State of India, when it was carved out of northern Uttar Pradesh. In January 2007, the name of the state was officially changed from Uttaranchal to Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand has two regions namely Kumaon and Gharwal.
Capital city: Dehradun
Chief Minister: Harish Rawat
Governor: Dr. Krishna Kant Paul
High Court: High court of Uttarakhand, Nainital
Chief Justice: K. M. Joseph (source Supreme Court website)
International Borders: China (Tibet) in the north and Nepal in the east
State Day Celebration: 9th November
Important Power generation plants:
1. Chibro Power Plant
2.Khodri Power Plant
3.Chilla Power Plant
Airports:
1. Jolly Grant Airport - Dehradun
2. The Pant Nagar Airport- Pantnagar of Udhamsinghnagar district
3.NainiSaini Airport (Pithoragarh Airstrip) – Pithoragarh
Folk Dances:
1. Choliya Dance – Kumaon region
2. LangvirNritya
3. PandavNritya - Gharwal region
4. Ramola
5.Shotiya Tribal Folk Dances-Bhotiyatribals
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