Rajasthan GK, a brief overview

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Rajasthan GK, a brief overview

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

Rajasthan GK

❖ History
◗ After 1947 the princely states and chiefships were integrated into India in stages, and the state took the name Rajasthan. It assumed its present form on November 1, 1956, when the States Reorganization Act came into force.

• State Hood Day ➞ 30 March
• Capital ➞ Jaipur
• Largest City ➞ Jaipur

• Area ➞ 342239 km^2

• Chief Minister ➞ Ashok Gehlot (INC)
• Governor ➞ Kalraj Mishra

• Official Language ➞ Hindi
• Additional official language ➞ Engllish
• Regional Language ➞ Rajasthani, Mewati

❖ Symbols of Rajasthan
• State Dance ➞ Ghoomar
• State Mammal ➞ Camel and Chinkara
• State Bird ➞ Godawan
• State Flower ➞ Rohida
• State Tree ➞ Khejri
• State Game ➞ Basketball

❖ Border States of Rajasthan
• Punjab
• Haryana
• Uttar Pradesh
• Madhya Pradesh
• Gujarat

❖ Border Countries of Rajasthan
• Pakistan

❖ Important Nick Names
• Ajmer: Khwaja ki Nagri
• Jaipur: Pink City | Heritage City | Rajwaro ka Shahar
• Jodhpur: Blue City | Sun City
• Udaipur: White City| City of Lakes | Venice of the East

✪ Lok Sabha: 25 seats | Rajya Sabha: 10 seats
✪ Population Density: 200 / km2 | Sex Ratio: 928 /1000 | Literacy Rate: 66.11%

★ #Geographical Indications tagged Products
• Kota Doria
• Blue Pottery of Jaipur
• Molela Clay Work
• Kathputlis of Rajasthan
• Bikaneri Bhujia
• Kota Doria (Logo)
• Bagru Hand Block Print
• Thewa Art Work
• Makrana Marble
• Molela Clay Work of Rajasthan (Logo)
• Bagru Hand Block Print
• Kathputlis of Rajasthan (Logo)
• Pokaran Pottery
• Phulkari
• Puppets of Rajasthan
• Sanganeri Hand Block Print
• Thewa Art Work
• Makrana marble

❖ Major Tribal Communities of Rajasthan  
• Meena, Bhil, Garsala, Sahariya, Damor, Kanjar, Sansi, Kathodi

➲ High Court ➞ Rajasthan High court, Jodhpur
➲ Chief Justice ➞ Akil Kureshi

❖ Famous Festivals of Rajasthan
• Desert Festival
• Bikaner Camel Festival
• Nagaur Fair
• Pushkar Fair
• Elephant Festival
• Mewar Festival
• Gangaur Festival
• Urs Fair
• Teej
• Ashwa Poojan
• Mount Abu : Winter Festival,

❖ Folk Dance of Rajasthan
•Ghoomar, Kalbeliya, Bhavai, Kachchhi Ghodi, Gair, Chari, Kathputli dance, Chang

❖ Ramsar Wetland located in Rajasthan
• Keoladeo National Park
• Sambhar lake

❖ Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan
• Ranthambore (1973–74)
• Sariska (1978–79)
• Mukandra Hills (2013–14)
• Ramgarh Vishdhari (2021)

❖  National Park of Rajasthan
• Desert
• Keoladeo Ghana
• Mukundra Hills
• Ranthambhore
• Sariska

❖ Wildlife Sanctuaries of Rajasthan
• Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, 1960
• Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, 1971
• Tal Chhapar Sanctuary, 1971
• National Chambal Sanctuary, 1979
• Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary, 1979
• Phulwari ki Nal Wildlife Sanctuary, 1983
• Todgarh-Raoli Sanctuary, 1983
• Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary, 1987
• Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary, 1988
• Bandh Baratha Wildlife Sanctuary
• Bhensrodgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
• Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary
• Jamwa Ramgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
• Kailadevi Wildlife Sanctuary
• Kesarbagh Wildlife Sanctuary
• Nahargarh Wildlife Sanctuary
• Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary
• Ramsagar Wildlife Sanctuary
• Sawaimadhopur Wildlife Sanctuary
• Sawai Man Singh Wildlife Sanctuary
• Shergarh Wildlife Sanctuary
• Van Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary

❖ World Heritage Site of Rajasthan
• Keoladeo National Park
• The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
• Hill Forts of Rajasthan
• Jaipur City

❖ Key Industries of Rajasthan
• Textile (Pali), Automobiles, auto components, Food (Bhiwadi)

❖  Major Rivers of Rajasthan
• Luni, Chambal, Banas, Banganga, Bandi, Arvari,Jawai

❖ Important Dams in Rajasthan
• Ranapratap Sagar, Kota Barrage, Khandip, Bisalpur, Hemawas, Jaggar, Jawahar Sagar, Meja

 

Also Read Basic GK for the following States

Andhra Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh Assam
Chhattisgarh Goa Bihar
Gujarat Haryana Himachal Pradesh
Jharkhand Karnataka Kerala
Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Manipur
Meghalaya Mizoram Nagaland
Odisha Punjab Rajasthan
Sikkim Tamil Nadu Telangana
Tripura Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand
West Bengal Ladakh Chandigarh
Jammu and Kashmir Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman Diu
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Puducherry
Delhi Lakshadweep

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