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Odisha General Knowledge

Odisha General Knowledge

Odisha General Knowledge

 

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CAPITAL : Bhubaneswar

ESTABLISHED : April 1, 1936

CHIEF MINISTER : Naveen Patnaik (As on Aug 2018)

GOVERNOR : Prof. Ganeshi Lal (As on Aug 2018)

RULING PARTY : Biju Janata Dal

 

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HIGH COURT : Cuttak, 1984

DISTRICTS : 30

LANGUAGES : Santhali, Driya

POPULATION : 4, 19, 74, 218 (11th)

[Males = 2, 12, 12, 136 & Females = 2, 07, 62, 082]

M : F = 1000 : 978

AREA : 1, 55, 820 sq km (9th) Density: 270 per sq km

LITERACY : 73.45%

ASSEMBLY : 147

LOKSABHA : 21

RAJYASABHA : 10

BOUNDARY STATES : Andhra Pradesh, Jharkand, West Bengal, Chattisgarh,

STATE ANIMAL : Sambar

STATE BIRD : Indian Roller

STATE TREE : Aswatha

STATE FLOWER : Ashoka

STATE DANCE

Odissi, Chau (folk dance)

Bahu kavata

Jaddur

Mahari

Gotipua

Dalkhai

Ghumura

Chhadaya (folk dance)

Ranapa

Danda Nacha

Baagh Naach

Dalkai

Ghumra

Keisabadi

TRIBES : Chenchu, Santhal, Chengu, Oran

FESTIVAL : Rath Yatra – Puri, Shraban Purnima, Ashokastami, Chandan yatra, Konark festival

TEMPLES : Sun Temple – Konark, Jagannath Temple – Puri, Lingaraja Temple – Bubaneswar

RIVERS : Mahanadi, Nagavali, Brahmani, Baitarani, Pushikulya, Sabari, Tel, Salandi, Indravati, Vanshadhara, Kolab

LAKES :

Chilaka lake

Hirakud Reservoir

Balimela

Chilaka Lake (Chilaka Lake is the brackish water lake and is the largest coastal lake in India, The Chilaka lake in situated in Orissa and is Asia’s largest inland salt water lagoon)

POWER PLANTS : Hirakud Hydro Power Plant, Thalcheru Thermal Power Plant,

PROJECTS/ DAMS : Hirakud Dam (Mahanadi River), Balimela Reseroir (Sileru River),

NATIONAL PARKS & SANCTUARIES 

Bitar Karnika National Park

Simlipal National Park (Mayur Bhanju)

Nandan wild life Sanctuary (Garden of pleasure)

Badram Wild Life Sanctuary

Satkosia Gorge Wild Life Sanctuary

Baisipalli Wild Life Sanctuary

Chilika (Nalaban) Wild Life Sanctuary

Hadgarh Wild Life Sanctuary

Khalsuni Wild Life Sanctuary

INDUSTRIES : Rurkela

MAIN CITIES : Mayur Bhanju, Cuttak (Mahanadi River), Baleswar, Puri, Brahmapur, Bhadrak, Baripada, Rurkela, Bolangir, Sambalpur (Mahanadi River)

AIRPORTS : Biju Patnaik International Airport – Bhubaneswar,

IMPORTANT PERSONS : Varaha Venkata Giri (V V Giri), Charan Mahapatra, Panigrahi

MISCELLANEOUS

Paradip Port

Temple town of India = Bhubaneswar

Jagannatha temple = Puri

Indian Institute of Management ( IIM ) = Sambalpur

Biju Patnaik International Air port = Bhubaneswar

Barabati Cricket Stadium = Cuttack

Kalinga Hockey Stadium = Bhubaneswar

Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana Scheme : For the development of Girls

 

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