Gujarat

Gujarat

Gujarat : Safest state of India ( Symbols, important facts, dances, festivals, national park and wildlife Sanctuaries) All you want to know is here !

Gujarat

Gujarat is a state on western coast of India with a coastline of 1600 km.

It is fifth largest state of India by area and ninth largest in population.

  • Mammal : Asiatic Lion
  • Flower : Marigold
  • Tree : Banyan
  • Birld : Greater Flamingo
  • Fruit : Mango

Basic facts :

  • Formation : 1 May, 1960
  • Capital : Gandhinagar
  • Chief Minister : Vijay Rupani
  • Government : Acharya Dev Vrat
  • Number of districts : 33
  • Members of Legislative Assembly :
  • Lok Sabha Seats :
  • Rajya Sabha Seats :
  • Area rank : 5th
  • Pollution rank : 9th

Important National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries :

Gujarat
  • Gir Forest National Park
  • Marine National park
  • Blackbunk National Park
  • Balaram Ambaji Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Barda Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Gaga Great Indian Bustard Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Vansda National Park
  • Gir Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Velavadar National Park

Important dances :

Gujarat
  • Dandiya Rass
  • Bhavai
  • Garba
  • Tippani
  • Padhar
  • Dandiya

Important Festivals :

Gujarat
  • Navratri
  • Shamlaji fair
  • Modhera dance festival
  • Janmashtmi
  • Rann Utsav

Important facts of Gujarat :

  • This state is an important part of the Indus Valley Civilisation having many ancient metropolitan cities like Lothal, Dholavira and Gola Dhora.
  • The world’s tallest statue commemorating the independence leader Sardar Ballabh bhai Patel is situated here.
  • Ths state has larger coast line.
  • ” Raan of Kutch ” World’s largest salt desert is in this state..
  • Gandhinagar in Ahmedabad is the greenest city in Asia, 50% of its land is covered by greenary.
  • Its economy is third largest economy of India.
  • This state ranks 21st in Human Development Index among India.
  • Its the state from where ( Sabarmati Ashram ) Gandhi jii started Dandi March.
  • Palitama is the world’s only mountain with more than 400 temples is here.
  • Crime rate is lowest in this state .
  • It’s the first Indian state to complete ban on Alcoholic Beverages.
Reference : https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gujarat

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