Chhattisgarh: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Trends with NOTA Votes

With the results of the 2019 Lok Sabha Election results are out, the following trends are observed with NOTA: The number of NOTA votes polled was about 1.04% in 2019 against the 1.08% of the NOTA votes in 2014. The percentage of the NOTA votes polled remained more or less the same in comparison with ..

Cultural festival began in Guwahati

SCZCC (South Central Zone Cultural Centre) of Ministry of Culture, Government of India is organizing Madhya Dakshini Festival 2019 from April 25-28 in 4 venues of Guwahati. Around 100 folk artists from Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Andra Pradesh will perform folk dances showing the rich cultural heritage of India in the festival.

Five states celebrates their foundation day

The five states of India – Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, and Chhattisgarh – have recently celebrated their foundation day on November 1. In Kerala, the day marked the 62nd anniversary of the establishment of the state. Organised on linguistic principles, the modern borders of Kerala came into existence in 1956 when Travancore-Cochin state was ..

Teejan Bai wins 2018 Fukuoka Arts and Culture Prize

Dr. Teejan Bai, the folk artist from Chhattisgarh, has won the 2018 Fukuoka Arts and Culture Prize, one of the top honours of Japan. It was the first time she had been formally recognised abroad and she was flabbergasted that anyone in Japan had heard of her or her art: Pandavani. Dr. Teejan is a ..

Veena Sendre chosen as India’s first ‘Miss Trans Queen’

Veena Sendre from Chhattisgarh has been chosen as India’s first ‘Miss Trans Queen’. She defeated Namita Ammu of Tamil Nadu to claim the title at the national-level beauty contest organised in Mumbai on October 7. Sendre, a former Miss Chhattisgarh, belongs to Mandir Hasaud village in Raipur.

India’s first tribal circuit tourism project launched in Chhattisgarh

India’s first tribal circuit tourism project under the Swadesh Darshan scheme has launched at Gangrel in Chhattisgarh on September 13. It covers 13 sites in Chhattisgarh which are Jashpur, Kunkuri, Mainpat, Kamleshpur, Maheshpur, Kurdar, Sarodadadar, Gangrel, Kondagaon, Nathiya Nawagaon, Jagdalpur, Chitrakoot and Tirthgarh. Under the tribal circuit theme of the scheme the Ministry of Tourism ..

Prabhakar Choubey, veteran journalist and litterateur passes away

Prabhakar Choubey (83), the veteran journalist and litterateur, has passed away in Raipur, Chhattisgarh on June 21, 2018.

Kunwar Bai, brand ambassador of Swachch Bharat passes away

Kunwar Bai (106), the brand ambassador of Swachch Bharat, has passed away at Raipur in Chhattisgarh on February 23, 2018. A resident of Kotabharri village in Dhamtari district, Kunwar Bai was in the national news as a mascot for Swachch Bharat campaign; she sold all her goats to construct a toilet at her home. Not ..