Gujarat GK, a brief overview

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

Gujarat GK, a brief overview

❖  History (Formation of Gujarat)
◗ Mahagujarat movement, locally known as Mahagujarat Andolan  was a political movement demanding the creation of the state of Gujarat for Gujarati-speaking people from the bilingual Bombay state of India in 1956. It succeeded in the formation of Gujarat, on 1 May 1960.

• State Hood Day: 1 May
• Capital: Gandhinagar
• Largest city: Ahmedabad
• Total districts:33

• Area:196024 Km^2
• Chief Minister: Bhupendrabhai Patel (BJP)
• Governor: Acharya Dev Vrat

• Official Language: Gujarati
• Additional official language: Hindi

❖ Symbols of Karnataka
• State Animal ➞ Asiatic lion
• State Bird ➞ Greater flamingo
• State Tree  ➞ Banyan
• State Flower ➞ Marigold
• State Fruit ➞ Mango

❖ Border States and UT’s
• Rajasthan
• Maharashtra
• Madhya Pradesh
• Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu

❖ Border Countries
◗ Pakistani province of Sindh

❖ Important Nick Names
• Surat: Diamond City Of The World
• Surat: Textile City Of India
• Ahmedabad: Boston Of India
• Ahmedabad: Manchester Of India
• Bardoli : Butter City

✪ Lok Sabha: 26 seats | Rajya Sabha: 11 seats
✪ Density: 555 / km2 | Sex Ratio: 918/1000

➲ High Court: Gujarat High court
➲ Chief Justice: Aravind Kumar

★ Geographical Indications tagged Products
• Sankheda furniture
• Agates of Cambay
• Kutch Embroidery
• Tangaliya Shawl
• Surat Zari Craft
• Kachchh shawl
• Gir Kesar Mango
• Bhalia wheat
• Jamnagari Bandhani
• Patan Patola
• Sankheda Furniture (Logo)
• Sankheda Furniture (Logo)
• Kutch Embroidery (Logo)•

❖ Major Tribes of Gujarat
• Barda, Bamcha, Bhil, Charan, Dhodia, Gamta, Paradhi, Patelia, Dhanka, Dubla, Talavia, Halpati, Kokna, Naikda, Patelia, Rathawa, Siddi.

❖ Famous Festivals of Gujarat
• International Kite Festival (Uttarayan)
• Modhera Dance Festival
• Bhavnath Mahadev Fair
• Rann Utsav
• Kavant Fair
• Chitra Vichitra Mela
• Madhavrai Fair
• Bhadrapurnima Fair
• Tarnetar Fair
• Ravechi Fair
• Vautha Mela
• Shamlaji Melo
• Paragliding Festival

❖  Folk Dance of Gujarat
• Garba, Garbi and Raas, Tippani, Dangi Nritya, Hudo, Matukadi, Siddi Dhamal.

❖ Ramsar Wetland site ocated in Gujarat
• Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary
• Wadhvana Wetland
• Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

❖ National Park (NP) in Gujarat
• Blackbuck (Velavadar) National Park
• Gir National Park
• Marine (Gulf of Kachchh) National Park
• Vansda National Park

❖ Wildlife Sanctuaries in Gujarat
• Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, 1969
• Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary, 1973
• Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary, 1978
• Barda Wildlife Sanctuary, 1979
• Hingolgadh Nature Reserve, 1980
• Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary, 1981
• Ratanmahal Sloth Bear Sanctuary, 1982
• Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, 1982
• Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary, 1986
• Gaga Wildlife Sanctuary, 1988
• Thol Bird Sanctuary, 1988
• Rampara Vidi Wildlife Sanctuary, 1988
• Porbandar Bird Sanctuary, 1988
• Balaram Ambaji Wildlife Sanctuary, 1989
• Paniya Wildlife Sanctuary, 1989
• Purna Wildlife Sanctuary, 1990
• Jambughoda Wildlife Sanctuary, 1990
• Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary, 1995
• Kutch Bustard Sanctuary, 1995
• Mitiyala Wildlife Sanctuary, 2004
• Girnar Wildlife Sanctuary, 2008

❖ World Heritage Site in Gujarat
• Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
• Rani ki vav (The Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan
• Historic City of Ahmadabad
• Dholavira: A Harappan City

❖ Biosphere Reserves in Gujarat
Great Rann of Kutch Biosphere Reserve

❖ Key Industries of Gujarat
• Agro and food processing, Dairy, Chemicals and petrochemicals, Textiles and apparels, Engineering and auto, Gems and jewellery, Oil and gas, Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, IT, Minerals, Ports, power and Toursim.

❖ Major Rivers of Gujarat
• Narmada River
• Tapti River
• Mahi River
• Sabarmati River
• Banas River
• Shetrunji River
• Bhadar River
• Keri River
• Purna River

❖ Important Dams in Gujarat
• Sardar Sarovar Dam (Narmada River)
• Ukai Dam (Tapi River)
• Nayka Dam (Bhogabo River)
• Mitti Dam (Mitti River)
• Dantiwada (West Banas River)
• Kandana (Mahi River)
• Kamleshwar (Hiran River)
• Dharoi ( Sabarmathi River)
• Dholidhaja (Bhogavo River)
• Karjan dam (Karjan River)

❖ Thermal Power Pant of Gujarat
• Gandhinagar Thermal Power plant
• Mudra Thermal Power plant
• Sikka Thermal Power plant
• Ukai Thermal Power plant
• Wanakbori Thermal Power plant
• Akrimota Thermal Power Station
• Kutch Lignite Thermal Power Station
• Sabarmati Thermal Power Station

❖ Hydroelectric Power Pant of Gujarat
• Sardar Sarovar Hydro Electric Power plant (on Narmada River)

❖ Major Port in Gujarat
• Deendayal Port (formerly known as Kandla port)

❖ Famous Temple of Gujarat
• Someshwar Mahadev Temple
• Sun Temple, Modhera
• Dwarkadhish Temple
• Rukmini Devi Temple
• Nageshvara Jyotirlinga

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