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India Map : March (I) 2022

Identify Places On Map
  • 1. Locate the sun temple which was built in the 13th century by King Narasimhadeva I?


    Konark Sun Temple (Odisha). Konark Sun Temple, located in the East Odisha near the sacred city of Puri. Built in the 13th century by King Narasimhadeva I (AD 1238-1264). Its scale, refinement and conception represent the strength and stability of the Eastern Ganga Empire as well as the value systems of the historic milieu.


  • 2. Identify the location where India's first conservation reserve for the Dugong is getting established?


    Gulf of Mannar, Palk Bay. Recently, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to go ahead with the establishment of India's first conservation reserve for the Dugong in Gulf of Mannar, Palk Bay. It facilitates India to act as the leading nation in the South Asia Sub-region with respect to dugong conservation. Dugong (Dugong dugon) also called ‘Sea Cow’ is one of the four surviving species in the Order Sirenia and it is the only existing species of herbivorous mammal that lives exclusively in the sea including in India.


  • 3. The ‘Pal-Dadhvav massacre’ which marked the 100 years is related to which state of India?


    Sabarkantha district (Gujarat). On 7th March 2022, the government of Gujarat marked the 100 years of the Pal-Dadhvav massacre. The Pal-Dadhvav massacre took place in the Pal-Chitariya and Dadhvaav villages of Sabarkantha district, then part of Idar state (Now Gujrat). Villagers from Pal, Dadhvav, and Chitariya had gathered on the banks of river Heir as part of the ‘Eki movement’, led by one Motilal Tejawat.


  • 4. River Narmada is the largest west flowing river of the peninsular region, it originates from?


    Maikala range near Amarkantak (Madhya Pradesh). Narmada is the largest west flowing river of the peninsular region flowing through a rift valley between the Vindhya Range on the north and the Satpura Range on the south. It rises from Maikala range near Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh. It drains a large area in Madhya Pradesh besides some areas in the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. The river near Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) forms the DhuanDhar Falls.


  • 5. The ‘Moplahs or Mappilla’ engaged in revolt against the British and the Hindu landlords in 1921, they were associated with which region of India?


    Malabar Coast of northern Kerala. The name Mappilla is given to Malayali-speaking Muslims who reside along the entire length of the Malabar Coast of northern Kerala. By 1921, the Moplahs formed the largest and fastest growing community in Malabar. Mapillah Revolt was fuelled by the fiery speeches by Muslim religious leaders and anti-british sentiments, the Mopillahs launched a violent rebellion. Numerous acts of violence were reported and a series of persecutions were committed both against the British and the Hindu landlords.


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