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India Map : November (I) 2021

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  • 1. Which state has designated Kaiser-i-Hind as the State butterfly?


    Arunachal Pradesh. Recently, Arunachal Pradesh has approved the large, brightly coloured Kaiser-i-Hind as the State butterfly. Kaiser-i-Hind literally means Emperor of India.


  • 2. Which Indian state recently decided to celebrate ‘Onake Obavva Jayanti’?


    Karnataka. The Karnataka government has decided to celebrate ‘Onake Obavva Jayanti’ on 11th November throughout the state from this year (2021). Onake Obavva was a woman warrior who fought the forces of Hyder Ali single-handedly with a pestle (‘onake’ in Kannada) in Chitradurga in the 18th century. Onake Obavva was the wife of soldier Kahale Mudda Hanuma, who was the guard of the fort.


  • 3. Which Indian city was recently designated as a part of UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN)?


    Srinagar. Recently, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated Srinagar as a part of UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN). After Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Varanasi and Jaipur, Srinagar is the sixth Indian city to achieve this distinction. The Srinagar city has been designated the creative city in the field of Crafts and Folk Arts - only second city in India in this category after Jaipur.


  • 4. The Pochampally village, which was selected as one of the Best Tourism Villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) is located in?


    Telangana. Recently, Pochampally village in Telangana was selected as one of the Best Tourism Villages by United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). The award will be given on the occasion of the 24th session of the UNWTO General Assembly in December 2021 in Madrid, Spain.


  • 5. The ancient idol of Goddess Annapurna which was brought back to India has been placed at?


    Kashi Vishwanath temple, Varanasi. Recently, an ancient idol of Goddess Annapurna was brought back to India after over a century from Canada. The Idol was received by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). It will be placed in its original location - the Kashi Vishwanath temple. This idol was smuggled out of the country somewhere around 1913.


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