Uttar Pradesh GK, a brief overview

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Uttar Pradesh GK, a brief overview

❖ Formation History of Uttar Pradesh
◗ It was established in 1950 after India had become a republic. It was a successor to the United Provinces (UP) during the period of the Dominion of India (1947–1950), which in turn was a successor to the United Provinces (UP) established in 1935, and eventually of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh established in 1902 during the British Raj.

• State Hood Day: 24 January
• Capital: Lucknow
• Judicial capital: Allahabad

• Largest City: Kanpur
• Total Districts: 75

• Area: 240928 Km^2
• Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath
• Governor: Anandiben Patel

• Official Language: Hindi
• Additional official language: Urdu

✪ Lok Sabha: 80 seats
✪ Rajya Sabha: 31 seats
✪ Density ➞ 829 / km2
✪ Sex Ratio ➞ 912 /1000
✪ Chid Sex Ratio ➞ 902 /1000

➲ High Court: Allahabad High Court,
➲ Chief Justice: Rajesh Bindal
♦ Principal Seat: Prayagraj
♦ Permanent Bench: Lucknow

❖ Symbols of Uttar Pradesh
• State Animal ➞ Barasingha
• Stae Bird ➞ Sarus crane
• State Flower ➞ Palash
• State Tree ➞ Ashoka

❖ Border States and UTs
• Rajasthan
• Haryana
• Himachal Pradesh
• Madhya Pradesh
• Jharkhand
• Chhattisgarh
• Bihar
• Uttarakhand
• Delhi

❖ Border Countries
• Nepal

❖ Important Nick Names
• Lucknow ➞ City of Nawabs
• Kanpur ➞ Leather City
• Baghpat ➞ Land of Tigers
• Ballia ➞ Baghi Ballia

★ Geographical Indications tagged Products
•Allahabad Surkha Guava
• Lucknow Chikan Craft
• Malihabadi Dusseheri mango
• Banaras Brocades and Sarees
• Hand Made Carpet of Bhadohi
• Agra Durrie
• Farrukhabad Prints
• Lucknow Zardozi
• Banaras Brocades and Sarees (Logo)
• Kalanamak Rice
• Firozabad Glass
• Kannauj Perfume
• Kanpur Saddlery
• Moradabad Metal Craft
• Saharanpur Wood Craft
• Meerut Scissors
• Khurja Pottery
• Banaras Gulabi Meenakari Craft
• Varanasi Wooden Lacquerware & Toys
• Mirzapur Handmade Dari
• Nizamabad Black Pottery
• Banaras Métal Repoussé Craft
• Varanasi Glass beads
• Ghazipur Wall Hanging
• Varanasi Soft Stone Jali Work
• Chunar Balua Patthar
• Gorakhpur Terracotta

❖ Major Tribal Communities  
• Agariya (Sonbhadra district)
• Baiga ( Sonbhadra district)
• Bhotia
• Bhuiya, Bhuinya (Sonbhadra district)
• Buksa
• Chero (Sonbhadra and Varanasi districts)
• Gond, Dhuri, Ojha,nayak,Pathari, Raj Gond (in the districts of Maharajganj, Sidharth Nagar, Basti, Gorakhpur, Deoria, Mau, AZamgarh, Jonpur, Ballia, Ghazipur, Varanasi, Mirzapur and Sonbhadra)

• Jaunsari
• Kharwar, Khairwar ( Deoria, Ballia, Ghazipur, Varanasi and Sonbhadra districts)
• Pankha, Panika (Sonbhadra and Mirzapur districts)
• Parahiya (Sonbhadra district)
• Patari (in the district of Sonbhadra)
• Raji
• Saharia

❖ Famous Festivals
• Buddha Purnima
• Ganga Dussehra
• Makar Sankranti
• Ayudha Pooja
• Lath Maar Holi
• Taj Mahotsav

❖ Important Folk Dance of Uttar Pradesh
• Kathak Khyal, Charkula Dance, Nautanki, Raslila, Kajri, Jhora, Chappeli, Jaita.

❖ Ramsar Wetland in Uttar Pradesh
• Haiderpur Wetland
• Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary
• Parvati Agra Bird Sanctuary
• Saman Bird Sanctuary
• Samaspur Bird Sanctuary
• Sandi Bird Sanctuary
• Sarsai Nawar Jheel
• Upper Ganga river
• Sur Sarovar

❖ National Park (NP) of Uttar Pradesh
• Dudhwa

❖ Tiger Reserve of Uttar Pradesh
• Dudhwa  Tiger Reserve (1987–88)
• Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (2014)

❖ Wildlife Sanctuaries
• Chandra Prabha Wildlife Sanctuary, 1957
• Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary, 1972
• Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary, 1975
• Ranipur Sanctuary, 1977
• National Chambal Sanctuary, 1979
• Bakhira Sanctuary, 1980
• Kaimoor Wildlife Sanctuary, 1982
• Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary, 1986
• Samaspur Bird Sanctuary, 1987
• Sohagi Barwa Wildlife Sanctuary, 1987
• Kachhua Sanctuary, 1989
• Okhla Sanctuary, 1990
• Saman Bird Sanctuary, 1990
• Sandi Bird Sanctuary, 1990
• Vijai Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary, 1990
• Patna Bird Sanctuary, 1991
• Suhelva Sanctuary, 1998
• Lakh Bahosi Sanctuary
• Mahavir Swami Wildlife Sanctuary
• Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary
• Parvati Arga Bird Sanctuary
• Sur Sarovar Sanctuary
• Surha Tal Bird Sanctuary
• Turtle Wildlife Sanctuary

❖ World Heritage Site in Uttar Pradesh
• Agra Fort
• Taj Mahal
• Fatehpur Sikri

❖  Key Industries of Uttar Pradesh 
• Information technology, agro processing, tourism, mineral-based industries, textiles, handloom and handicrafts, food processing and sports goods, Locks (Aligarh).

❖ Major Rivers of Uttar Pradesh
• Betwa River
• Chambal River
• Yamuna River
• Ganges River
• Ghagharra River
• Kali River
• Ken River
• Hindon River
• Sarayu River
• Rihand River
• Sharda River

❖ Important Dams in Uttar Pradesh
• Dhanraul Dam (Ghagar river)
• Dhurwara Dam (Betwa River)
• Ganges Barrage (Ganga River)
• Lower Sharda Barrage (Sharda River)
• Matatila Dam (Betwa River)
• Parichha Dam (Betwa River)
• Rajghat Dam (Betwa River)
• Rihand Dam (Rihand River)

❖ Major Hills of Uttar Pradesh
• Govardhan Hill, called Mount Govardhana

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