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Punjab General Knowledge Notes for Competitive Exams

Punjab General Knowledge 2019

Punjab General Knowledge Notes 2019

Info about Punjab State GK 2019 | Updated: August 2019

CAPITAL : Chandigarh

ESTABLISHED : November 1, 1956

CHIEF MINISTER: Amarinder Singh

GOVERNOR: V P Singh Bandore

Punjab General Knowledge 2019

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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

LOK SABHA: 13

RAJYA SABHA: 7

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

STATE BIRD: Northern Goshawk

STATE TREE: Indian Rosewood

STATE DANCE: Bangra, Gidda, Thumar, Ludi Sami, Gatka (folk dance), Dundas

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

TEMPLES: Golden Temple – Amritsar

RIVERS: Sutlej, 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 and 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, Bicycles, Scientific Instruments

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

AIRPORTS IN PUNJAB STATE: 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 = Kapurthala

PG Institute of Horticulture = Amritsar

Indian Institute of Management ( IIM ) = Amritsar

Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport = Amritsar

Gandhi Sports Complex Cricket Stadium = Amritsar

Guru Nanak Football Stadium = Ludhiana

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