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State Info :  Punjab General Knowledge

CAPITAL : Chandigarh

ESTABLISHED : November 1, 1956

CHIEF MINISTER : Amarinder Singh

GOVERNOR : V P Singh Bandore

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RULING PARTY : Congress Party

HIGH COURT : Chandigarh, 1975



DISTRICTS : 22

LANGUAGES : Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Gurmukhi, English,

POPULATION : 2, 77, 43, 338 (16th)

[Males = 1, 46, 39, 465 & Females = 1, 31, 03, 873]

M : F = 1000 : 893

AREA : 50, 362 sq km (20th) Density: 550 per sq km

LITERACY : 82. 20%

ASSEMBLY : 117

LOKSABHA : 13

RAJYASABHA : 7

BOUNDARY STATES : Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu & Kasmir, Rajastan

STATE BIRD : Northern Goshawk

STATE TREE : Indian Rosewood

STATE DANCE : Bangra, Gidda, Thumar, Ludi sami, Gatka (folk dance), Dandas

FESTIVALS : Guru pournimi, Dasara, Holi, Diwali, Baisakhi, Holamohola, Johri, Maghi Mela, Basant, Holla Mohalla, Saboo, Urs, Rauza Sharif, Chappar Mela

TEMPLES : Golden Temple – Amritsar

RIVERS : Satlaj, Ravi, Beas, Chenab

POWER PLANTS : Nangal Heavy Water plant, Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Power Plant

PROJECTS/ DAMS : Bakranangal dam (Satlaz)

Punjab General Knowledge : NATIONAL PARKS & SANCTUARIES 

Abohar Wild Life Sanctuary

Harika Lake Wild Life Sanctuary

Jhajjar Barcholi Wild Life Sanctuary

INDUSTRIES : Textiles, Sewing Machines, Sports Goods, Sugar, Starch, Fertilizers, Electrical Goods, Bicyles, Scientific Instrumens

MAIN CITIES : Amritsar, Patiala, Jalianvalla bagh, Nangal, Kapurtala, Ludhiana (Sutlej River), Moga, Jalandhar, Bathinda, Pathankot, Batala, Firozpur, Hoshiapur, Muktsar, Barnala

AIRPORTS : Rajaja Sansi International Airport – Amritsar, Chandigarh, Patiala, Ludhiana, Sahhewal, Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport – Amritsar

IMPORTANT PERSONS : Lala Lajipti Roy, Manmohan singh, Kiren Bedi, Gurunanak, Amrita Pritam, Balvanth Gargi

MISCELLANEOUS

Jallianwallabagh Bagh – Amritsar (A public garden infamous for the massacre of hundreds of innocent Indians by the British on 13 April 1919)

Land of Five Rivers = Punjab

Granary of India = Punjab

Rail Coach Factory = Kapurtala

PG Institute of Horticulture = Amritsar

Indian Institute of Management ( IIM ) = Amritsar

Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Air port = Amritsar

Gandhi Sports Complex Cricket Stadium = Amritsar

Guru Nanak Football Stadium = Ludhiana

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Indian States – GK 

ANDHRA PRADESH

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

ASSAM (ASOM)

BIHAR

CHATTISGARH

GOA

GUJARATH

HARYANA

HIMACHAL PRADESH

JAMMU & KASHMIR

JHARKHAND

KARNATAKA

KERALA

MADHYA PRADESH

MAHARASTRA

MANIPUR

MEGHALAYA

MIZORAM

NAGALAND

ODISHA

PUNJAB

RAJASTHAN

SIKKIM

TAMIL NADU

TELANGANA

TRIPURA

UTTARAKHAND

UTTAR PRADESH

WEST BENGAL

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR

CHANDIGARH

DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI

DELHI

DIU DAMAN

LAKSHA DWEEP

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