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General knowledge of Assam

General knowledge of Assam

General knowledge of Assam

Assam GK

 

CAPITAL : Dispur

ESTABLISHED : November – 1, 1956

CHIEF MINISTER : Sarbananda Sonowal

GOVERNOR : Jagdish Mukhi

General knowledge of Assam

Image credit : assampanchayat.gov.in

RULING PARTY : BJP

HIGH COURT : Guhavathi



DISTRICTS : 33

LANGUAGES : Assami, Bengali, Bodo, Karbi

POPULATION : 3, 12, 05, 576 (15th)

[Males = 1, 59, 39, 443 and Females = 1, 52, 66, 133]

M : F = 1000 : 954

AREA : 78, 550 sq km (16th)

LITERACY : 72. 19%

ASSEMBLY : 126

LOKSABHA : 14

RAJYASABHA : 7

BOUNDARY STATES : Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, West Bengal, Bhutan, Bangladesh

STATE ANIMAL : One – horned Rhino

STATE BIRD : White Pagad Wood Duck

STATE TREE : Hollong

STATE FLOWER : Foxtail Orchids

STATE DANCE : Bishaki Bihu (Folk Dance), Khanoy, Nongkrem, Rasaleela, Khelgopal, Bagurumba, Maharas, Ojapali, Sattriya (Classical Dance), Jammur Nach, Naga Dance

TRIBES : Garo, Khasi, Avo, Mickry, Chutiya

FESTIVALS : Bhagel Bihu, Bohag Bihu, Kati Bihu, Konyak Nagas, Ambubashi Mela, Rangoli Bihu, Parasuram Mela

TEMPLES : Kamakhya temple, Navagraha (temple of nine planets), Surkeswar temple, Gita – Mandir, Madan Kamdev temple, RIVERS : Brahmaputra, Manas, Subansiri, Sonai

POWER PLANTS : Bongaigaon Thermal Power Plant

NATIONAL PARKS & SANCTUARIES 

Kaziranga National Park

Manas National Park

Dibru – Saikhow National Park Nameri National Park

Rajiv Gandhi orange National Park


Amchang Wild Life Sanctuary

Chakrashila Wild Life Sanctuary

Nambor Wild Life Sanctuary

Dihing Patkai Wild Life Sanctuary

East Karbi Anglong Wild Life Sanctuary

North Kabri Anglong Wild Life Sanctuary

Garampani Wild Life Sanctuary

INDUSTRIES

Digboyi

Noonumathi

Bongayugav

Agro – Industries, Refinery, Cottage, Handicraft, Silk(types: Muga, Tassar, Endi)

MAIN CITIES : Dibrugarh (Brahmaputra River), Guwahati, Dispur, Silchar, Jorhat, Karimganj, Diphu, Nagaon, Marigaon, Barpeta, Dhuburi, Matia

AIRPORTS : Lok Priya Gopinath Bardolia International Airport – Guwahati, Silchar Airport

IMPORTANT PERSONS : Indira Goswami, Hemachandra Goswami, Hemachandra Baruva

MISCELLANEOUS

Monchester of East = Salkuchi

Muga Silk is produced only in Assam State in the world

Gate way of North – East = Assam

Atal – Amrit Abhiyam scheme : It is a health assurance scheme which will provide coverage against several critical illness 

Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana : To bring about paradigm shift towards holistic development of villages in the state

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