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List of Important Static GK Topics for Competitive Exams | प्रतियोगी परीक्षाओं के लिए महत्वपूर्ण स्थैतिक जीके विषयों की सूची

Static GK topics for Competitive Exams: Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of important static GK topics to be covered for the Bank exam, IBPS exam, CET Exam, SSC Exam, Railway Exam, and for all competitive Exams. Candidates who are preparing for the exams make use of it….

What is Static GK? | स्टेटिक जीके क्या है?

Static Gk connotes general knowledge about the static facts, the facts that are never going to change in the future. Facts in Static GK covers people, places, things, important days, currencies, dances, etc.

Why is it important to learn Static GK? | स्टैटिक जीके सीखना क्यों महत्वपूर्ण है?

Candidates preparing for any competitive exam like bank exam, SSC exam, Insurance exam, Government exam, or the most prestigious UPSC exams must keep abreast with major topics of static GK.

Important Static GK | महत्वपूर्ण स्टेटिक जी.के.

1. List Of States And Their Bird Sanctuaries | राज्यों और उनके पक्षी अभयारण्यों की सूची

  • Bird sanctuaries are nature facilities that advocate the conservation of various species of birds and their natural habitats while promoting rehabilitation and survival And also preventing them from becoming endangered.
  • The given below list contains the state-wise bird sanctuaries in India.
  • Chitrangudi Bird Sanctuary Kanjirankulam Bird Sanctuary Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary Suchindram Tharoor Birds Sanctuary Udayamarthandapuram Bird Sanctuary Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary Vellode Birds Sanctuary Vettangudi Bird Sanctuary.
  • India has 543 wildlife sanctuaries referred to as wildlife sanctuaries category IV protected areas.
  • Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Rajasthan. Presently known as Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bharatpur is one of the famous bird sanctuaries in India. Declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a protected sanctuary, this avifauna sanctuary in Rajasthan houses more than 360 bird species.

2. List Of States And Their Dance Forms | राज्यों और उनके नृत्य रूपों की सूची

  • There are 29 States in India and each has its own Classical dance forms and Folk dances.
  • The given below list contains the state-wise dance forms in India.
  • Bharatnatyam, Tamil Nadu/South India. Credit: iStock. …
  • Kathak, Uttar Pradesh/North India. …
  • Kathakali, Kerala/South India. …
  • Kuchipudi, Andhra Pradesh/South India. …
  • Manipuri, Manipur/Northeast India. …
  • Odissi, Odisha/East India.
  • India has many dances, coming from every state in the country. Although, there are only six forms of classical dances recognized by the country on a national level. They are Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Kathakali, Manipuri, Kuchipudi, and Odissi.  The folk dances of India is much more than mere body movements, from the very ancient times the classical dance forms of India is considered as a discipline and a way to devote yourself to God through art. Let us tell you the traditional tale of one of the wealthiest traditions through the dance culture of India.
  • Bharatnatyam, Tamil Nadu
  • Kathak, Uttar Pradesh, North India
  • Kathakali, Kerala, South India
  • Manipuri, Manipur, North East India
  • Kuchipudi, Andhra Pradesh
  • Odissi, Odisha, East India
  • Bhangra/ Gidda, Punjab, North India
  • Garba, Gujarat, West India
  • Rouf, Kashmir, North India
  • Ghoomar, Rajasthan
  • Chhau, Mayurbhanj, Odisha
  • Bihu, Assam, North-east India
  • Lavani, Maharashtra, West India
  • Mohiniyattam, Kerala, South India
  • Sattriya Dance, Assam, North East India
  • Performed on the celestial tunes of Carnatic music, Bharatnatyam comes from the state of Tamil Nadu in the South. The origins of Bharatnatyam can be traced back to 1000 BC, and it originates from the ancient temples of Tamil Nadu performed by the women of the classical period. The dance form is known for its beautiful body movements and gestures which are called Mudras in the traditional language. It focuses on the hand gestures, leg movements, and facial expressions of the dancer. This dance form was very prevalent before the British era but was profoundly depressed during the colonial period. However, India kept the dance form alive in the houses, and today it is recognized as one of the most respectable art forms in India especially in the Southern region of the country where it is a moment of pride for the women of the house to learn the classical dance form of Bharatnatyam.

3. Transport Systems in India | भारत में परिवहन प्रणाली

  • Transport or transportation is the movement of humans, animals, and goods from one location to another.Modes of transport include air,land(rail & road),water,cable,pipeline and space.

Railways | रेलवे

  • Railways were introduced to India in 1853 when a line was constructed from Bombay to Thane covering a distance of 34 km.
  • The total length of the Indian Railways network is 64460 km. (March 2011).

The gauge-wise route and track lengths of the systems as of 31st March 2007 are as under:-

The network is divided into 16 zones. Divisions are basic operating units. The 16 zones are their respective headquarters are given below.

Road | सड़क

  • With a total length of about 42.3 lakh km, India has one of the largest road networks in the world. About 85% of passenger and 70% of freight traffic are carried by roads.
  • Roads have been classified as National Highways (NH), State Highways (SH), Major District Roads, and Rural Roads.
  • The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), which is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Surface Transport was operationalized in 1995. The NHAI is responsible for the development, maintenance, and operation of National Highways. The National Highways constitute only 1.67 percent of the total road length but carry about 40 percent of the road traffic.
  • State Highways are constructed and maintained by the state governments.

Waterways | जलमार्ग

Water transport can be divided into two major categories − inland waterways and oceanic waterways.

  • Inland Waterways Authority was set up in 1986 for the development, maintenance, and regulation of national waterways in the country.
  • Ocean transport is the most important water transport because it has certain advantages overland carriage. The sea offers a ready-made carriageway for ships which, unlike the roadway or railway, requires no maintenance.
  • Water surfaces are two-dimensional and, although sea-going vessels frequently keep to shipping lanes, ships can travel, within a limited number of constraints, in any direction.

Air Ports | एयर पोर्ट्स

  • Air transport in India marked its beginning in 1911 with the commencement of airmail over a little distance of 10 km between Allahabad and Naini.
  • Pawan Hans is the helicopter service operating in hilly areas and is widely used by tourists in north-eastern regions.
  • The coastline of India is dotted with 12 Major Ports and about 200 Non-major Ports. The Major Ports are under the purview of the center while the Non-major Ports come under the jurisdiction of the respective State Governments.

Sea Ports | सी पोर्ट्स

  • At present, India has 12 major ports and 185 minor or intermediate ports.
  • The 12 major ports handled about 71 percent of the country’s oceanic traffic in the year 2008-09.
  • The capacity of Indian ports increased from 20 million tons of cargo handling in 1951 to more than 586 million tons in 2008-09.
  • Mumbai has a natural harbor and it is the biggest seaport in the country.

Pipelines | पाइपलाइनों

The oil and gas industry in India imports 82% of its oil needs and aims to bring that down to 67% by 2022 by replacing it with local exploration, renewable energy, and indigenous ethanol fuel (Jan 2018).

  • The length of pipelines for crude oil is 20,000 km (12,427 mi).
  • The length of the Petroleum products pipeline is 15,000 kilometers (9,300 mi).

Space Transportation System | अंतरिक्ष परिवहन प्रणाली

  • The Space Transportation System (STS), also known internally to NASA as the Integrated Program Plan (IPP), was a proposed system of reusable manned space vehicles envisioned in 1969 to support extended operations beyond the Apollo program.
  • The purpose of the system was two-fold: to reduce the cost of spaceflight by replacing the current method of launching capsules on expendable rockets with reusable spacecraft, and to support ambitious follow-on programs including permanent orbiting space stations around the Earth and Moon, and a human landing mission to Mars.

4. Sources of Nutrients and Deficiency diseases | पोषक तत्वों और कमी के रोगों के स्रोत

By definition, a nutrient is any substance that is absorbed and either provides you with energy or enables growth, repair, or proper functioning of your body. There are seven main classes of nutrients that the body needs. These are carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and water.

It is important that everyone consumes these seven nutrients on a daily basis to help them build their bodies and maintain their health. Deficiencies, excesses, and imbalances in diet can produce negative impacts on health, which may lead to diseases. This list of nutrients, their sources, constituents, and deficiency diseases will help you prepare for the Competetive Examination.

                           List of Nutrient Sources and their Deficiency diseases 

 

5. List of Gardens in India | भारत में गार्डन की सूची

A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. Below we have given the list of gardens and their details.

 

6. List of Highest Himalaya mountain peaks in India | भारत में सबसे ऊँची हिमालय पर्वत चोटियों की सूची

The Great Himalayas Mountain range is the world’s highest mountain range and home to the planet’s highest mountain peaks. Major Himalaya mountain peaks are situated in the Karakoram ranges, Garhwal Himalaya and Kanchenjunga. The highest Himalaya Mountain Peaks in India are Kanchenjunga, Nanda Devi, and Kamet. Most of the peaks are situated in the Uttarakhand state of India

1) Kangchenjunga

  •  The highest mountain Kangchenjunga is located at the border of India and Nepal in the great Himalayas range, Sikkim. Kangchenjunga section contains five peaks and the region has twelve more peaks over 7,000 m (23,000 ft).
  • Ranked 3rd in the world
    Himalayas Ranges, Sikkim

2) Nanda Devi

  • Nanda Devi is the highest summit in the two massifs another one is called Nanda Devi East, located in the eastern part. Nanda Devi is one of the highest mountains in the world and ranked second in India.
  • Ranked 23rd in the world
    Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand

3) Kamet

  • Kamet is the second highest mountain summit of Garhwal Himalayas and the third highest mountain peak of India with an elevation of    7,756 m (25,446 ft). Kamet mountain peak is surrounded by three major neighboring peaks and lies very close the Tibet.
  • Ranked 29th in the world
    Zaskar Range, Uttarakhand

4) Saltoro Kangri

  • The Saltoro Kangri is the 31st highest independent mountain peak in the world with an elevation of 7,742 m (25,400 ft) in Kashmir.
  • Ranked 31st in the world
    Karakoram, Greater Himalaya, Jammu, and Kashmir

5) Saser Kangri

  • The Saser Kangri is a group of five majestic mountain peaks situated in the Saser Muztagh range in Jammu and Kashmir. Saser Muztagh is one of the sub-range of the great Karakoram range lies at the southeast part of the Karakoram range. Saser Kangri I is the highest mountain peak among all five brothers with an elevation of    7,672 m (25,171 ft).
  • Ranked 35th in the world
    Saser Muztagh, Karakoram greater Himalaya, Jammu, and Kashmir

6) Mamostong Kangri

  • Mamostong Kangri is located at a majestic altitude of 7,516 m (24,659 ft) in the remote area of the Siachen Glacier. Mamostong Kangri is ranked 48th independent highest peak in the world.
  • Ranked 48th in the world
    Rimo Muztagh, Karakoram, Jammu, and Kashmir

7) Rimo

  • The striped mountains lie northeast part of the great Siachen Glacier with an elevation of 7,385 m (24,229 ft). Rimo mountain is consists of four peaks, the Rimo I is the highest peak among them with 7,385 m (24,229 ft).
  • Ranked 71st in the world
    Siachen Area, Jammu, and Kashmir

8) Hardell

  • The 7,151 m (23,461 ft) highest Hardeol peak is situated in the Milam valley of Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand. Hardell peak lies very next to another Himalayan mountain peak called Tirsuli with a height of  7,074 m (23,209 ft).
  • Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand

9) Chaukhamba

  • The Chaukhamba summit is the highest peak in the group of the Gangotri situated in the Garhwal Himalaya region of Uttarakhand. The Gangotri Group has a total of four peaks and Chaukhamba I is the highest among them with an elevation of 7,138 m (23,419 ft). Chaukhamba got its name due to the four big peaks along with each other.
  • Garhwal Himalaya, Uttarakhand

10) Trisul

  • The highest peak of the group is Trisul I at an elevation of 7,120 m (23,359 ft). The three got its name after the Trishul weapon of Lord Shiva, Trisul mountain peaks are near to the Nanda Devi sanctuary.
  • Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand.

 

7. INDIAN NAVY ADMIRALS | भारतीय नौसेना प्रशासन

  • The Chief of the Naval Staff is the commander and the highest-ranking officer in the Indian Navy. The position is abbreviated CNS in Indian Navy cables and communication and usually held by a four-star officer in the rank of Admiral. The current CNS is Admiral Sunil Lanba. The 23rd Navy Chief, he took over from Admiral Robin K. Dhowan, who retired on 31 May 2016 after four decades of service from the navy.
  • The Indian Navy is the naval branch of the Indian Armed Forces — the other two forces included in safeguarding the country are the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Navy, while the Chief of Naval Staff commands the Navy.
  • The primary objective of the Indian Navy is to protect the country’s maritime borders and help in the expansion of its forces. The naval body, whose establishment can be traced back to the 17th century, is bestowed with various responsibilities. From defeating threats to developing indigenous systems and weapons, the Indian Navy operates above, on, and under the surface of the ocean to help create a secure maritime environment.

When is Navy Day celebrated? | नौसेना दिवस कब मनाया जाता है?

Navy Day is celebrated in India on December 4. On the eve of December 4, the Indian Navy organizes a Beating Retreat and Tatoo Ceremony at the Gateway of India in Mumbai.

What was Operation Trident? | ऑपरेशन ट्राइडेंट क्या था?

  • Operation Trident was conducted in the night intervening December 4 and 5 when the Navy launched an attack on the Pakistan Naval Headquarters in Karachi. India drowned four Pakistani vessels and ravaged the Karachi harbor fuel fields. The operation killed over 500 Pakistani Navy personnel, while the Indian side suffered no losses.
  • Operation Trident was followed up with another attack by the Indian Navy, code-named Operation Python. Again, India did not suffer any losses in the offensive and managed to damage Pakistani fleet tanker PNS Dacca beyond repair while causing them to lose the Kemari Oil Storage facility as well.

Why is Navy Day celebrated? | नौसेना दिवस क्यों मनाया जाता है?

Navy Day is celebrated to invoke the memory of the launch of Operation Trident during the Indo-Pak war in 1971. The day is celebrated as a mark of reverence to those who were martyred in the war.

 

8. Attorney Generals of India | भारत के अटार्नी जनरलों

The Attorney General of India is the Indian government’s chief legal advisor and its primary lawyer in the Supreme Court of India. He can be said as the lawyer from the government’s side. He is appointed by the President of India under Article 76(1) of the Constitution and holds office during the pleasure of the President. He must be a person qualified to be appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court, also must have been a judge of some high court for five years or an advocate of some high court for ten years or an eminent jurist, in the opinion of the President and must be a citizen of India.

Functions, powers, and duties. The Attorney General is a legal adviser to the Government and attends Government meetings. Attorney General defends the constitutionality of Bills referred to the Supreme Court under Article 26 of the Constitution. Soli Jehangir Sorabjee was born in 1930 in Bombay. He commenced his legal practice in 1953 in Bombay High Court.Attorney general is appointed by President, Advocate general is appointed by the Governor of the state (article 165). The advocate general holds the office during the pleasure of the Governor and his remuneration is decided by the Governor of the state in question.

The CAG is ranked 9th and enjoys the same status as a judge of the Supreme Court of India in Indian order of precedence. The current CAG of India is Rajiv Mehrishi, who assumed office on 25 September 2017. He is the 13th CAG of India.
CAG is appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal and provided with tenure of 6 years or 65 years of age, whichever is earlier. CAG can be removed by the President only in accordance with the procedure mentioned in the Constitution that is the manner same as removal of a Supreme Court Judge
The Advocate General is the highest law officer in the state. He is responsible to assist the state government in all its legal matters. He defends and protects the interest of the state government. The office of the Advocate General in the state corresponds to the office of the Attorney General of India.

9. Classification of Indian soils | भारतीय मिट्टी का वर्गीकरण

The major classification of Indian soils | भारतीय मिट्टी का प्रमुख वर्गीकरण

According to ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) soils are divided into 8 categories. they are:

  1. Alluvial soil [43%]
  2. Red soil [18.5%]
  3. Black / regur soil [15%]
  4. Arid/desert soil
  5. Laterite soil
  6. Peaty Soil
  7. Forest soil
  8. mountain soil

Alluvial soil: कछार की मिट्टी:

Mostly available soil in India (about 43%) which covers an area of 143 sq. km.Widespread in northern plains and river valleys. In peninsular-India, they are mostly found in deltas and estuaries. New alluvium is termed as Khadarand old alluvium is termed as Bhangar.

Colour: Light Grey to Ash Grey.

Texture: Sandy to silty loam or clay.

Red soil: लाल मिट्टी:

Seen mainly in low rainfall areas. Also known as Omnibus group..

ColourRed because of Ferric oxide. The lower layer is reddish yellow or yellow.

Texture: Sandy to clay and loamy.

Black soil/regur soil: काली मिट्टी / रेगुर मिट्टी:

Regur means cotton – the best soil for cotton cultivation. Most of the Deccan is occupied by Black soil. It is Mature soil. It has a High water-retaining capacity. Soils are Swells and will become sticky when wet and shrink when dried. Self-plowing is a characteristic of the black soil as it develops wide cracks when dried.

Colour: Deep black to light black.

Laterite soil: लेटराइट मिट्टी:

Name from Latin word ‘Later’ which means Brick. It becomes so soft when wet and so hard when dried. In the areas of high temperature and high rainfall.

Colour: Red color due to iron oxide.

Desert / arid soil: रेगिस्तान / शुष्क मिट्टी:

Seen under Arid and Semi-Arid conditions.

Colour: Red to Brown.

Texture: Sandy

Peaty/marshy soil: पीटी / दलदली मिट्टी:

Areas of heavy rainfall and high humidity. The growth of vegetation is very less. A large quantity of dead organic matter/humus makes the soil alkaline

Forest soil: वन मिट्टी:

Regions of high rainfall. Humus content is less and thus the soil is acidic.

Mountain soil: पहाड़ की मिट्टी:

In the mountain regions of the country. Immature soil with low humus and acidic.

Understand the Different types of soils

 

10. Types of Elections in India | भारत में चुनाव के प्रकार

Types of Elections in India | भारत में चुनाव के प्रकार

An election is a formal group decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office. Elections have been the usual mechanism by which modern representative democracy has operated since the 17th century.

Types of Elections in India & World: भारत और विश्व में चुनाव के प्रकार:

There are different types of election systems in the world. We can classify these into two types:

1. Majoritarian systems
2. Proportional Representation Systems

Article 324 to 329 of the constitution provides the framework for the electoral system in India.

Election Process for the Lok Sabha (India): लोकसभा (भारत) के लिए चुनाव प्रक्रिया:

  • Members of the Lok Sabha are elected by adult universal suffrage and a first-past-the-post system.
  • The maximum strength of the House envisaged by the Constitution is 552. This may include up to 530 members from the states, up to 20 members from the Union Territories. The president can nominate two members from the Anglo-Indian community. The 95th Amendment Act, 2009 extended the period for a further ten years till 2020.

various aspects of elections in Lok Sabha: लोकसभा में चुनाव के विभिन्न पहलू:

  • Direct Election
  • Territorial Constituency
  • Readjustment of constituencies after each census
  • Reservation of seats for SCs and STs

Direct Election: प्रत्यक्ष चुनाव:

  • The members of Lok Sabha are elected through direct election by the people. Every citizen of the country, who is more than 18 years of age, can vote in the election irrespective of his/her social status, religion, caste, race, etc.

Territorial Constituency: प्रादेशिक निर्वाचन क्षेत्र:

  • Each state is divided into territorial constituencies for the purpose of elections. One member of Lok Sabha is elected from each constituency. That means the number of seats for the election is equal to the number of constituencies.

Readjustment of constituencies after each census: प्रत्येक जनगणना के बाद निर्वाचन क्षेत्रों का अध्ययन:

  • After every census, there may be a need to readjust the constituencies; as the delimitation is based on population and not on the area.

Reservation of seats for SCs and STs: एससी और एसटी के लिए सीटों का आरक्षण:

  • The constitution provides for reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the Lok Sabha. The 95th Amendment Act, 2009 extended the period of reservation for a further ten years till 2020.
  • As per the 87th Amendment Act, 2003, the number of seats to be reserved for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha shall be on the basis of the 2001 census.

Election Process for the Rajya Sabha: राज्यसभा के लिए चुनाव प्रक्रिया:

  • Rajya Sabha is the Upper House of Parliament, which cannot have more than 250 members. Members of the Rajya Sabha are not elected by the people directly. They are elected by the members of the legislative assemblies of the states in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote.
  • Twelve members of the Rajya Sabha are nominated by the President, who has earned distinction in the fields of literature, art, science, and social service.
  • Rajya Sabha is a permanent body. It is not subject to dissolution but one-third of its members retire after every two years. At present, Rajya Sabha comprises 245 members.

Qualification for Membership of Parliament: संसद की सदस्यता के लिए योग्यता:

  •  He should be a Citizen of India.
  •  He should subscribe before the person authorized by the election commission an oath according to the Third Schedule of the constitution.
  •  A member for a seat in Rajya Sabha should not be less than thirty years of age.
  •  A member for a seat in Lok Sabha should not be less than twenty-five years of age.
  •  He should possess such other qualifications as Parliament may prescribe by law.

Disqualification of the member: सदस्य की अयोग्यता:

Article 102 of the Constitution lays down the disqualifications for being chosen as, and for being, a member of either House of Parliament:

  • If he holds any office of profit under the Government of India or any state.
  • If he is not a citizen of India or if has voluntarily acquired the citizenship of a foreign state or acknowledges his allegiance or adherence to a foreign state.
  • If he is disqualified by or under any law made by Parliament.

The parliament has prescribed a number of additional disqualifications in the Representation of People Act, 1951, In addition to these, the Tenth Schedule to the constitution provides for disqualification of the members on the ground of defection.

Elections Process for the State Legislative Assemblies | राज्य विधानसभाओं के लिए चुनाव प्रक्रिया

Direct Election: The legislative assembly is composed of representatives of the people chosen by direct election on the basis of universal adult suffrage. The maximum strength is fixed at 500 and the minimum strength at 60.

Nominated Member: The governor can nominate one member from the Anglo-Indian community if, in his opinion, the community is not adequately represented in the House.

Territorial Constituencies: Each state is divided into territorial constituencies for the purpose of elections. One member of the legislative assembly is elected from each constituency.

Readjustment after each census: After each census, a readjustment is to be made in the total number of seats in the legislative assembly of each state and the division of each state into territorial constituencies.

Elections Process for the Legislative Council: विधान परिषद के लिए चुनाव प्रक्रिया:

The total number of members in the legislative council of a state having such a council shall not exceed one-third of the total number of members in the legislative assembly of the state. However, in no case, the strength of the legislative council shall be less than forty. The actual strength of a council is fixed by the parliament. The composition of the legislative council is partly through indirect election partly through special constituencies and partly by nomination.

11. List of Indian states and their Capitals, Governors & Chief Ministers 2021 | भारतीय राज्यों और उनके राजधानियों, राज्यपालों और मुख्यमंत्रियों की सूची 2021

State

Capital

Governor

Chief Minister

Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati

Biswabhushan Harichandan

Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

Brigadier B.D Mishra (Retd)

Pema Khandu

Assam

Dispur

Jagdish Mukhi

Sarbananda Sonowal

Bihar

Patna

Phagu Chauhan

Nitish Kumar

Chhattisgarh

Naya Raipur/Bilaspur

Anusuiya Uikey

Bhupesh Bhagel

Goa

Panaji

Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Pramod Sawant

Gujarat

Gandhinagar

Acharya Devvrat

Vijay Rupani

Haryana

Chandigarh

Satyadev Narayan Arya

Manohar Lal Khattar

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

Bandaru Dattatreya

Jai Ram Thakur

Jharkhand

Ranchi

Draupadi Marmi

Hemant Soren

Karnataka

Bengaluru

Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala

B. S. Yediyurappa

Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram

Arif Mohammed Khan

Pinarayi Vijayan

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

Anandiben Patel

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Maharashtra

Mumbai

Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Uddhav Thackeray

Manipur

Imphal

Najma Heptulla

N. Biren Singh

Meghalaya

Shillong

Satya Pal Malik

Conrad Sangma

Mizoram

Aizwal

P. S. Sreedharan Pillai

Zoramthanga

Nagaland

Kohima

R. N Ravi

Neiphiu Rio

Odisha

Bhubaneshwar

Prof. Ganeshi Lal Mathur

Naveen Patnaik

Punjab

Chandigarh

VP  Singh Badnore

Captain Amrinder Singh

Rajasthan

Jaipur

Kalraj Mishra

Ashok Gehlot

Sikkim

Gangtok

Ganga Prasad

Prem Singh Tamang

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

Banwarilal Purohit

Edapaddi K. Palaniswami

Telangana

Hyderabad

Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan

K. Chandrashekhar Rao

Tripura

Agartala

Ramesh Bais

Biplab Kumar Deb

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

Anandiben Patel

Yogi Adityanath

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

Baby Rani Maurya

Trivendra Singh Rawat

West Bengal

Kolkata

Jagdeep Dhankar

Mamata Banerjee

List of Union territory with their Capital and LG/Administrator

Union Territory

Capital

Governor

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Shri. Devendra Kumar Joshi (Lieutenant Governor)

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Shri. V.P. Singh Badnore (Administrator)

Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu

Daman

Shri Praful Patel (Administrator)

Delhi (National capital Territory of Delhi)

New Delhi

Shri Anil Baijal (Lieutenant Governor)

Chief Minister: Arvind Kejriwal

Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar (May-October) Jammu (November-April)

Shri Girish Chandra Murmu (Lieutenant Governor)

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

Shri Dineshwar Sharma, IPS, (Administrator)

Puducherry

Puducherry

Dr Kiran Bedi, IPS, (Retd.) (Lieutenant Governor)

Chief Minister: V Narayanswamy

Ladakh

Leh

Shri Radha Krishna Mathur (Lieutenant Governor)

 

12. List of Governors in India | भारत में राज्यपालों की सूची

State Nam Portrait Took office
(tenure length)
Appointed by Ref.
Andhra Pradesh
(list)
Biswabhusan Harichandan The Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Biswabhusan Harichandan.jpg 24 July 2019
(1 year, 170 days)
Ram Nath Kovind
Arunachal Pradesh
(list)
B. D. Mishra Governor of Arunachal Pradesh B.D. Mishra.jpg 3 October 2017
(3 years, 99 days)
Assam
(list)
Jagdish Mukhi Lt. Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Prof. Jagdish Mukhi.jpg 10 October 2017
(3 years, 92 days)
Bihar
(list)
Phagu Chauhan 29 July 2019
(1 year, 165 days)
Chhattisgarh
(list)
Anusuiya Uikey The Governor of Chhattisgarh, Ms. Anusuiya Uikey.jpg 29 July 2019
(1 year, 165 days)
Goa
(list)
Bhagat Singh Koshyari
(additional charge)
19 August 2020
(144 days)
Gujarat
(list)
Acharya Devvrat Acharya Dev Vrat in December 2015.jpg 22 July 2019
(1 year, 172 days)
Haryana
(list)
Satyadev Narayan Arya Satyadev Narayan Arya in August 2018.JPG 25 August 2018
(2 years, 138 days)
Himachal Pradesh
(list)
Bandaru Dattatreya 11 September 2019
(1 year, 121 days)
Jharkhand
(list)
Draupadi Murmu Draupadi Murmu in December 2016.jpg 18 May 2015
(5 years, 237 days)
Pranab Mukherjee
Karnataka
(list)
Vajubhai Vala Governor of Karnataka Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala.jpg 1 September 2014
(6 years, 131 days)
Kerala
(list)
Arif Mohammad Khan 6 September 2019
(1 year, 126 days)
Ram Nath Kovind
Madhya Pradesh
(list)
Anandiben Patel
(additional charge)
Anandiben Patel Ji.jpg 1 July 2020
(193 days)
Maharashtra
(list)
Bhagat Singh Koshyari 5 September 2019
(1 year, 127 days)
Manipur
(list)
Najma Heptulla Najma A. Heptulla presenting the Badalte Qadam Award to the Cinematographer, Doordarshan, Ms. Jayshree Puri, at the Best Achievers Award Ceremony, organised by the Child Care & Welfare Foundation, in New Delhi (cropped).jpg 21 August 2016
(4 years, 142 days)
Pranab Mukherjee
Meghalaya
(list)
Satya Pal Malik Governor of Bihar Satya Pal Malik.jpg 19 August 2020
(144 days)
Ram Nath Kovind
Mizoram
(list)
P. S. Sreedharan Pillai PS Sreedharan Pillai.jpg 5 November 2019(1 year, 66 days)
Nagaland
(list)
R. N. Ravi The Governor of Nagaland, Shri R.N. Ravi.jpg 1 August 2019
(1 year, 162 days)
Odisha
(list)
Ganeshi Lal Governor of Odisha Ganeshi Lal at the Puri Rath Yatra.jpg 29 May 2018
(2 years, 226 days)
Punjab
(list)
V. P. Singh Badnore Governor of Punjab and Administrator of U.T. Chandigarh V. P. Singh Badnore.jpg 22 August 2016
(4 years, 141 days)
Pranab Mukherjee
Rajasthan
(list)
Kalraj Mishra Kalraj Mishra Minister.jpg 9 September 2019
(1 year, 123 days)
Ram Nath Kovind
Sikkim
(list)
Ganga Prasad Governor of Meghalaya Ganga Prasad in July 2018.JPG 26 August 2018
(2 years, 137 days)
Tamil Nadu
(list)
Banwarilal Purohit Governor of Assam Banwarilal Purohit.jpg 6 October 2017
(3 years, 96 days)
Telangana
(list)
Tamilisai Soundararajan DrTamilisai.jpg 8 September 2019
(1 year, 124 days)
Tripura
(list)
Ramesh Bais The Governor of Tripura, Shri Ramesh Bais.jpg 29 July 2019
(1 year, 165 days)
Uttar Pradesh
(list)
Anandiben Patel Anandiben Patel Ji.jpg 29 July 2019
(1 year, 165 days)
Uttarakhand
(list)
Baby Rani Maurya The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the 1st Uttarakhand Investors Summit, at Dehradun, Uttarakhand (cropped).JPG 26 August 2018
(2 years, 137 days)
West Bengal
(list)
Jagdeep Dhankhar Jagdeep Dhankar profile.jpg 30 July 2019
(1 year, 164 days)

 

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