Assam GK in Brief

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Assam in a Nutshell
Assam GK in Brief

 

Hello Friends, Check out theAssam GK in Brief”, Here we include a quick overview about Assam like its  Rivers, Dams, Festivals, GI tagged Products,  Current Chief Ministers & Governors, protected areas of Assam and State Symbols. Later we will be covered each of this  topic in details.

Assam GK in Brief

History of Assam 
◗ Assam became a British protectorate in 1826. Assam was separated from Bengal in 1874. It get full statehood on 26 January 1950.

◗ State Hood Day ➞ 26 January
◗ Capital ➞ Dispur
◗ Area ➞ 78,438 km 2
◗ Chief Minister ➞ Himanta Biswa Sarma
◗ Governor ➞ Jagdish Mukhi

◗ Official Language ➞ Assamese
◗ Additional official language ➞ Bengali | Bodo

Symbols of Assam
◗ State Animal ➞ Indian rhinoceros
◗ State Bird ➞ Deo hah (wood duck)
◗ State Tree  ➞ Hollong
◗ State Flower ➞ Foxtail Orchids

Border States
◗ Tripura
◗ West Bengal
◗ Arunachal Pradesh
◗ Nagaland
◗ Manipur
◗ Meghalaya
◗ Mizoram.

Border Countries
◗ Bhutan
◗ Bangladesh

Important Nick Names
◗ Guwahati ➞ Gateway of North East India
◗ Guwahati ➞ City of eastern Astrology
◗ Dibrugarh ➞ Tea City of India
◗ Tezpur ➞ City of Blood

✪ Lok Sabha (14 seats) Rajya Sabha (7 seats)
✪ Density ➞ 397 / km2 | Sex Ratio ➞ 958/1000

★ Latest GI(Geographical Indications) tagged  Products of Assam
◗ Judima rice wine
◗ Kaji Nemu
◗ Chokuwa black Rice
◗ Boka Chaul
◗ Joha Rice
◗ Karbi Anglong Ginger
◗ Muga Silk

★ Major Tribal Communities of Assam 
◗ Bodo
◗ Karbi
◗ Mishing
◗ Sonowal Kacharis
◗ Deori
◗ Rabha
◗ Dimasa
◗ Tiwas
◗ Kuki
◗ Khelma

High Court ➞ Gauhati High Court
Chief Justice ➞ Sudhanshu Dhulia

♦  Famous Festivals of Assam
◗ Bihu Festival
◗ Me-Dum-Me-Phi Festival
◗ Baishagu Festival
◗ Ambubachi Mela
◗ Majuli Festival
◗ Dehing Patkai Festival

♦  Folk Dance of Assam
◗ Bihu
◗ Bagurumba
◗ Bhortal dance
◗ Goalini
◗ Jhumur
◗ Gumrag

♦  Ramsar Wetland Site of Assam
◗ Deepor Beel

♦  Important National Park (NP)of Assam
◗ Kaziranga National Park
◗ Manas National Park
◗ Nameri National Park
◗ Orang National Park
◗ Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
◗ Raimona National Park
◗ Dihang Patkai National Park

♦  Wildlife Sanctuaries of Assam
◗ Garampani Wildlife Sanctuaries
◗ Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuaries
◗ Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuaries
◗ Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuaries
◗ Namboor Wildlife Sanctuaries
◗ Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuaries
◗ Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuaries
◗ Borail Wildlife Sanctuaries

Assam Static GK in Brief
Assam Static GK in Brief

♦  World Heritage Site in Assam
◗ Kaziranga National Park
◗ Manas Wildlife Sanctuaries

♦  Key Industries of Assam
◗ Petroleum and natural gas
◗ Plantation crops
◗ Food processing
◗ Agri-Horticulture products
◗ Herbal products
◗ Biotech
◗ Pharmaceuticals.

♦  Major Rivers of Assam
◗ Brahmaputra River
◗ Lohit Subansiri River
◗ Dhansiri River
◗ Barak River
◗ Kameng River
◗ Dihang River
◗ Pagladiya River

♦  Important Dams of Assam
◗ Khandong Dam
◗ Umrong Dam
◗ Subansiri Dam
◗ Lower Dam
◗ Karbi Langpi Dam
◗ Pagladiya Dam

 


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