Page-4 of Geography of Uttar Pradesh Current Affairs, GK & News

2018 Kabir Mahotsav started in UP to mark 500th death anniversary of Kabir Das

To mark the 500th death anniversary of mystic poet and saint Kabir Das, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the two-day ‘Kabir Mahotsav’ at Maghar in Sant Kabir Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh on June 28, 2018. The festival, organised by the Union Culture Ministry, will feature folk music, dance performances and musical theatre in ..


Varanasi to host 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBS-2019)

The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBS-2019) will be held in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh from January 21 to 23, 2019. The event would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth. There will be provision for the participants to participate in the Kumbh Snan (in Allahabad) and then travel to New ..


Deendayal Hastkala Sankul

Deendayal Hastkala Sankul  is a trade facilitation centre for handicrafts – at Varanasi. The Sankul will facilitate the  weavers / artisans / exporters in promotion of handlooms/handicrafts I both domestic and international markets. The Crafts Museum in the Sankul will preserve the traditional handloom/handicrafts products of Varanasi and showcase the handloom & handicraft products.


India’s longest elevated road “Hindon Elevated Road” same up in UP

India’s longest elevated road, which is also known as “Hindon Elevated Road”, has been inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Ghaziabad. The expressway is a 10.3 km long elevated road that connects Raj Nagar Extension in Ghaziabad to the border of Delhi at UP Gate near Vaishali. It reduces an hour-long journey ..



Varanasi hosts 2018 Sanskriti Mahotsav ‘Swachhagrah – Bapu ko Kaaryaanjali”

The Sanskriti Mahotsav “Swachhagrah – Bapu ko Kaaryaanjali” has started at the Man Mandir Ghat and Assi Ghat in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on February 21, 2018 to celebrate the creative and cultural industries in Varanasi and to focus attention on the need for Swachhta by using cultural forms. The 2-day Mahotsav will integrate the tangible ..