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March 23, 2014

Important Points you should know about India

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Friends, in this post we shall discuss some basic Important Points you should know about our country, India. As we've already mentioned in our previous lesson , India is the second most populous and the seventh largest country (based on the area) in the world. 
  • National Bird : Peacock
  • National Flower : Lotus
  • National Animal : Tiger
  • National Flag :
    • Designed by : Pingali Venkayya (Andhra Pradesh
    • Date of Adoption by the Constituent Assembly : 22nd July 1947
    • Presented to the Nation on : 14th August 1947
  • National Emblem :
    • Adapted From : Saranath Lion Capitol of Emperor Ashoka
    • The Words "Satyameva Jayate" (Truth Alone Triumphs)Taken from : Mundaka Upanishad
  • National Anthem :
    • Jana-gana-mana
    • Writer & Composer : Rabindranath Tagore
    • First Published : "Tatva Bodhini Patrika" with the name "Bharat Vidhata" in 1912
    • English Translation : Tagore in 1919 with the name "Morning Song of India"
    • First Sung : 27th December 1911 at Calcutta
    • Date of Adoption by the Constituent Assembly : 24th January 1950
  • National Song :
    • Vandemataram
    • Writer & Composer : Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
    • First Published : A novel named "Ananda Math" in 1882
    • English Translation : Sri Aurobindo
    • First Sung : 1896 session of the congress
    • Date of adoption by the Constituent Assembly :  24th January 1950
  • National Calender (Saka)
    • Introduced from : 22nd March 1957 (Saka, 1879)
    • Based on : Saka Era which began with vermal equinox of AD 78
    • First Month : Chaitra
    • Last Month : Phalguna
  •  Measurements :
    • 3,214 Kms from North to South
    • 2,933 Kms from East to West
    • Total Area : 3,287,263 sq.km
    • Land Frontier : 15,200 Km
    • Coastline : 7,516.5 Km
    • Bigger State : Rajasthan (3,42,239 Sq Km)
    • Smallest State : Goa (3,702 Sq Km)
  • Boundaries of India :
    • East : The Bay of Bengal
    • West : The Arabian Sea
    • North : The Great Himalayan Range
    • South : The Indian Ocean
  • Political Borders :
    • East :  Bangladesh & Barma
    • West : Pakisthan & Afghanisthan
    • North : Sinkiang Province in China, Nepal and Bhutan
  • States : 29 States 
  • New States : 
    • 2014 - Telangana
    • 2000 - Chattisgarh, Uttaranchal & Jharkhand
  • Union Territories : 6 (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Puducherry, Chandigarh, Daman and Diu and Lakshadweep)
  • National Capital Territory : 1 (Delhi)
  • Number of Villiages : 6,05,224
  • Number of Towns : 3,949
  • 77 % of Population lives in Rural Areas
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17 comments:

  1. There r 7 UTs..Delhi is also a Union Territory

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    1. Ofcourse Sis.. But it has a special recognition as NCT (National Capital Territory). In the very next point you can see that.. Cheers :)

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  2. Telangana is a state now??

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    1. Yes from June 2.

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    2. not yet. you can say that from 2nd of july

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  3. My score is 84 and cut off is 63 gen category interview was avg today I have one private co job offer in local what can do please tell me madam please I am confused

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  4. madam pls tell me which is good institute in hyderabad for ssc cgl preparation

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  5. grt work...thnks a lot dear...

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  7. Perfect solution for competitive examinations gr8 job thank u

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  8. plz add cgl material in pdf format &thanks
    fr guidance

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