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Maharastra General Knowledge

Maharastra General Knowledge

Maharastra General Knowledge

 

State Info: Maharastra GK

 

CAPITAL : Mumbai

ESTABLISHED : 1 May 1960

CHIEF MINISTER : Devendra Fadnavis (As on Nov 2017)

GOVERNOR : C Vidyasagar Rao (As on Nov 2017)

RULING PARTY : BJP

Image credit : mahahp.gov.in

HIGH COURT : Mumbai, 1862

DISTRICTS : 36

LANGUAGES : Marathi, English, Konkani



POPULATION : 11, 23, 74, 333 (2nd)

[Males = 5, 82, 43, 056 & Females = 5, 41, 31, 277]

M : F = 1000 : 925

AREA : 3, 07, 713 sq km (3rd)

Density : 370 per sq. km

LITERACY : 82. 90%

ASSEMBLY : 288

LOKSABHA : 48

RAJYASABHA : 19

BOUNDARY STATES : Madhya Pradesh, Gujarath, Chattisagarh, Telangana, Goa, Karnataka, Arabian Sea,

STATE ANIMAL : Indian Giant Sqirrel

STATE BIRD : Yellow footed Green Pigeon

STATE TREE : Mango

STATE FLOWER : Jarul

STATE DANCE : Thamasha, Lovani, Dashavatar, Lezim, Dahikala, Mauni, Povada, Dhangri Gaja, Bhondla, Dindi,

TRIBES : Varlilu

FESTIVALS : Gudi padva, Dev divali, Navaratri, Ganapati festival

TEMPLES : Siddivinayak Temple, Trimbakeswar Temple – Nasik,

RIVERS 

Godavari

Krishna

Mootha

Bhima River

Penganga

Manjira

Varna

Panjhara



Wardha

Wainganga

Purna

Dudhana

Pravara

Mula

Ghod

Sina

Tima

LAKES : Cratet Lake, Lonar Lake, Tansa Lake, Beale, Mulshi, Koyna Reseroir,

BEACHES : Dahanu, Marve, Bassein, Mandwa, Kihim, Alibag, Ganapatipule, Ichikaroji, Jalgaon, Jalna, Kolhapur, Latur,

POWER PLANTS : Tarapur Atomic power plant, Jaitapur Atomic Power Plant, Trambe Thermal Power Plant, Koradi Thermal Power Plant, Thal Heavy Water Plant, Koyina Hydro Power Plant, Tirora Thermal Power Plant, Amaravati Thermal Power Plant,

PROJECTS/ DAMS : Koyna Dam (Koyna river), Pawna Dam (Pawna River), Mulshi Dam (Mula River), Bhandardara Dam (Arthur Lake), Vaitarna Dam (Vaitarna River), Khandakwasla (Mutha River),

Maharastra General Knowledge: NATIONAL PARKS & SANCTUARIES

Fench National Park (Tigers)

Sanjay Gandhi N.P

Tiranvegone National Park

Thadoba National Park (Tigers)

Melghat Tiger Reserves

Thansa Wild Life Sanctuary (Thane)

Chandoli National Park

Gugamal National Park

Bhamargarh Wild Life Sanctuary

Aner Dam Wild Life Sanctuary

Bhimashankar Wild Life Sanctuary

Radhanagari Wild Life Sanctuary

Great Indian Bustard Wild Life Sanctuary

Koyna Wild Life Sanctuary Jaikwadi Wild Life Sanctuary

Nagzira Wild Life Sanctuary

Tipeswar Wild Life Sanctuary Sagareshwar Wild Life Sanctuary

Tungareshwar Wild Life Sanctuary

Navegaon N. P

Borivilli National Park

Karnala Bird Sanctuary – Mumbai,

Mayani Bird Sanctuary –Vaduj

Great Indian Bustard Bird Sanctuary – Sholapur

MAIN CITIES : Nagapur, Ratnagiri, Thane, Pune, Lathur, Sholapur, Nasik (Godavari River), Trambe, Khadak vasla, Sindr, Pandharpur (Bhima River), Aurangabad, Amravati, Akhola, Bhisawal, Ahmadanagar, Jalgaon, Jalna, Kolhapur, Latur,

AIRPORTS : Gandhi Nagar Airport – Nasik, Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport – Mumbai, Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar International Airport – Nagpur, Pune Airport – Pune, 6

IMPORTANT PERSONS : Gopala Krishna Gokhale, Prabitha patil, B.R Ambedkar, Ratan Tata,

Maharastra General Knowledge: MISCELLANEOUS 

Ajantha Caves – Aurangabad (Buddhist Care Temples)

Ellora Caves

Elephenta Caves

Gate Way of India – Mumbai (Erected in 1911 on King George V to India)

Indian Cancer Research Institute = Mumbai

Rastriya Chemical & Fertilizers Limited = Trambe

National Institute of Virology = Pune

National AIDS Research Institute = Pune

National Defence Academy = Khadak vosla

Pencilin Factory = Sindri

Demand for new state = Vidarba

Chatrapati Shivaji International Air port = Mumbai

All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS) = Nagapur

Dr B R Ambedkar International Air port = Nagapur

National Chemical Laboratory = Pune

Central Public Health Engineering Research Institute = Nagapur

National Environmental Engineering Research Institute = Nagapur

Automotive Research Association of India = Mumbai

Silk & Art silk Mills Research Institute = Mumbai

Wool Research Association = Mumbai

Institute of Research in Reproduction = Mumbai

Atomic Energy Commission = Mumbai

Baba Atomic Research Centre , Trambe, = Mumbai

Saha Institute of Fundemental Research = Mumbai

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) = Nagapur

National Institute of Naturopathy = Pune

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple = Shirdi

Wankhede Cricket Stadium = Mumbai

Gymkhana Cricket Stadium = Mumbai

Dr. D Y Patil Stadium (Football & Cricket) = Mumbai

Nehru Cricket Stadium = Pune

VCA Cricket Stadium = Nagpur

Brabourne Cricket Stadium = Mumbai

Guru Gobind Singh Cricket Stadium = Nanded

Mahindra Hockey Stadium = Mumbai

Dadaji Kondadev Football Stadium = Thane

India’s first Bio – CNG plant – Pune

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