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India Map : June (II) 2023

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  • Identify one of the Char Dham pilgrimage sites which is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna.


    Yamunotri Dham, Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand Yamunotri Dham is one of the renowned Hindu pilgrimage sites located in the Himalayas, forming a part of the Char Dham. The Char Dham consists of four prominent Hindu pilgrimage destinations in the Himalayan region, namely Gangotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath, and Yamunotri.


  • Locate the multipurpose project which involves the postconstruction of a balancing reservoir situated at the confluence of the rivers Cauvery and its tributary Arkavathi


    Mekedatu project, Karnataka The Mekedatu project is a multipurpose project involving the construction of a balancing reservoir near Kanakapura in Ramanagara district, Karnataka.


  • Determine the location of the hydropower project situated on the Uhl River, which is a tributary of the Beas River.


    Shanan hydropower project, Mandi District, Himachal Pradesh The Shanan hydropower project is situated on the Uhl River, a tributary of the Beas River. It is a 110 MW power project located in Mandi district, Himachal Pradesh, India.


  • Locate the National Park that is intersected by National Highway 37. This particular area gained attention in the media due to reported incidents of illegal activities involving the capture and consumption of spotted pond turtles. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


    Kaziranga National Park, Assam Three persons engaged as mahouts (keepers and drivers of an elephant) in the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve, Assam, have been arrested for capturing and consuming spotted pond turtles, a rare species of freshwater turtle.


  • In which state of India is Kharchi Puja, also referred to as the 'Festival of 14 Gods' celebrated?


    Tripura Recently in the news, Kharchi Puja has gained prominence as a major festival observed in the state of Tripura. This traditional event, also referred to as the 'Festival of 14 Gods,' revolves around the worship of Chaturdasa Devata, the ancestral deity of the Tripuri people.


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