Siang Unying, an important festival of the Adi community is celebrated in which state of India?
Arunachal Pradesh, the festival of Unying is celebrated to honour the season of cultivation, the beginning of the Adi community’s new year, the arrival of spring seasons as well as to strengthen the bond among the community.
Identify the historic place where the third Buddhist Council was held.
Pataliputra(Modern Patna), Bihar, the third council was held during the reign of the emperor Asoka at his capital
Identify the National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary which is the only abode of the Asiatic lion.
Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat, at present, is the only abode of the Asiatic lion throughout the world.
Identify the sanctuary at the trijunction of Rajasthan, MP and UP which is a critically important breeding ground for gharials and listed as an ‘Important Bird and Biodiversity Area’.
The National Chambal Sanctuary, located at the trijunction of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh. It is a fragile lotic ecosystem, which is a critically important breeding ground for gharials - fish-eating crocodiles. The sanctuary is protected under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, and is listed as an ‘Important Bird and Biodiversity Area’
Identify the inlet of Indian Ocean located between southeastern India and western Sri Lanka that is known for its pearl banks and sacred chank
Gulf of Mannar, it is an inlet of the Indian Ocean, between southeastern India and western Sri Lanka. It is bounded to the northeast by Rameswaram (island), Adam’s (Rama’s) Bridge (a chain of shoals), and Mannar Island