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Hello Friends, Check out the “Jammu & Kashmir GK ” in Brief ,  here is a brief description of Jammu and Kashmir rivers, dams, festivals, GI tagged products, current Chief Minister and Governor, Protected Areas of Jammu and Kashmir and State Symbols, etc.

 Jammu & Kashmir GK (General Knowledge)

❖ History
◗ Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, re-constituted the former state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, with effect from 31 October 2019.

◗ Capital ➞ Srinagar (May–October) Jammu (Nov-April)

◗ Area ➞ 42,241 km2
◗ Lieutenant Governor ➞ Manoj Sinha

◗ Official Language ➞ Kashmiri, Dogri, Hindi, English and Urdu

♦ Symbols of Jammu and Kashmir
◗ State Animal ➞ Kashmir stag (Cervus elaphus hanglu)
◗ State Bird ➞ Kalij pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos)
◗ State Tree  ➞ Chinar
◗ State Flower ➞ Common rhododendron

♦ Border States and UT’s
◗ Punjab
◗ Himachal Pradesh
◗ Ladakh

♦ Border Countries
◗ Pakistan

♦ Important Nick Names
◗ Kashmir ➞ Switzerland of India | Heaven on Earth
◗ Srinagar ➞ City of Lakes in J&K

✪ Lok Sabha (5 seats) Rajya Sabha (4 seats)
✪ Density ➞ 290 / km2 | Sex Ratio ➞ 889/1000

★ Geographical Indication (GI) tagged Products
•  Kashmir Saffron
• Kashmiri Hand Knotted Carpet
• Basmati rice
• Kani Shawl
• Kashmir Pashmina

★ Major Tribes
• Balti Tribe
• Bakarwal Tribe
• Dogra Tribe
• Gujjar Tribe
• Brokpa Tribe
• Sippi Tribe
•Gaddi Tribe
• Changpa Tribe
• Garra Tribe

➲ High Court ➞ High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh
➲ Chief Justice ➞ Pankaj Mithal

♦ Famous Festivals of Jammu & Kashmir
• Eid Ul Fitr
• Eid ul Azha
• Hemis Festival
• Baisakhi
• Tulip Festival
• Shikara Festival
• Gurez Festival
• Lohri
• Sindhu Darshan Festival

♦ Ramsar Wetland in Jammu and Kashmir
• Hokera Wetland
• Surinsar-Mansar Lakes
• Wular Lake

♦ National Park (NP) located in Jammu and Kashmir
• Dachigam National Park
• Kishtwar National Park
• Qazinag National Park
• Salim Ali National Park

♦ Wildlife Sanctuaries in Jammu & Kshmir
◗ Surinsar Mansar Wildlife Sanctuary, 1981
◗ Gulmarg Wildlife Sanctuary, 1987
◗ Hokersar Wildlife Sanctuary, 1992
◗ Rajparian Wildlife Sanctuary, 2002
◗ Hirpora Wildlife Sanctuary, 1987
◗ Trikuta Wildlife Sanctuary, 1981
◗ Ramnagar Rakha WLS, 1981

Key Industries in Jammu & Kshmir
◗ Small-scale and cottage industries such as carpet weaving, silks, shawls, basketry, pottery, copper and silverware, sericulture and cold-water fisheries, agriculture and allied activities.

Jammu Kashmir General Knowledge
Jammu Kashmir General Knowledge (brief Overview)

♦ Important Rivers of Jammu and  Kashmir
• Chenab River
• Jhelum River
• Tawi River
• Ravi River
• Neelam River
• Zanskar River
• Lidder River
• Rambi River
• Marusudar River

♦ Important Dams of Jammu & Kshmir
• Baglihar Dam (Chenab River)
• Dulhasti Dam (Chenab River)
• Kishenganga Dam (Kisanganga or Neelam River)
• Pakal Dul Dam (Marusudar River)
• Salal Dam (Chenab River)
• Uri Dam (Jhelum River)

♦ Important Lakes in Jammu & Kshmir
• Manasbal Lake (Ganderbal District)
• Dal lake (Srinagar)
• Wuar Lake (Bandipora District)
• Krishansar Lake (Ganderbal District)
• Sheshnag Lake (Anantnag District)

♦ Important Hills in Jammu & Kshmir
• Hari Parbat or Koh-i-Maran (Srinagar)
• Jantroon Dhar (Doda district)
• Shankaracharya Hill or Takht-i-Sulaiman

♦ Folk Dance in Jammu & Kshmir
• Kud Dance
• Chajja Dance
• Crow Dance
• Dogri Bhangra
• Dumhal

 


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