Page-24 of Goa Current Affairs, GK & News
‘‘Shigmo’: a festival of colours in Goa corresponding to ‘Holi’ in the rest of India. Shigamo to be celebrated in Goa from March 7 to 11, 2012. People, especially the peasants celebrate this festival with great fervor. The celebrations are a way of saying goodbye to the winter season and welcoming the spring season.
Election Commission of India decides to to make use of innovative Poll Monitoring System in all the 40 assembly constituencies of Goa for the ensuing assembly polls slated on March 3. This would be the first such occasion in the electoral history of the country. Under the system, fingerprints of the voters would be recorded ..
1. What was ” Bhottavisti” in Ancient Times?Ans. Bhottavisiti was a special kind of forced labor imposed on peasants from the laborers of Tibet. 2. Who was jall-ud-din Firoz?Ans. He was uncle of Alaud-din-khilji whom he murdered treacherously in 1296 and became Sultan of Delhi. 3. What is most appreciated thing about Indians (Hindus particularly ..
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