Chhattisgarh under the Marathas

In 1742, Maratha Commander Bhasker Pant attacked this area and finishedHaihai dynasty. In the changing historic events Bhasker Pant was murderedbrutaly in Cuttack and Raghunath Singh once again became free frommarathas. Mohan Singh was seated on the throne and who ruled till 1758. In 1745 A.D. after conquering the region by Maratha, they deposed Raghunath Singhji, … Read more

Chhattisgarh History -Mock Sample Questions CGPSC Prelims Test Series 2018

What was the ancient name of Chhattisgarh? (A) North Kosala (B) South Kosala (C) East Kosala (D) West Kosala Ans: (B) Which one of the following was not the name of Chhattisgarh? (A) South Kosala (B) Dakshina Kosala (C) Godwana (D) North Kosala Ans: (C) “Chhattisgarh” was termed during whose times– (A) Maratha (B) British … Read more

Languages and Literature of Chhattisgarh

Languages and Literature of Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarhi Language   Origin and History   In the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, Chhattisgarhi is the official language and it contains approximately 17.5 million speakers. Moreover it is an eastern Hindi language with very heavy vocabulary and linguistic features from Dravadian and Munda languages. Furthermore this language is known by … Read more

Fairs and festivals of Chhattisgarh 3

Fairs and festivals of Chhattisgarh 3 Chackradhara Samaroh Raigarh located in Chhattisgarh has climbed the stairs of popularity pretty fast and has carved its own place in the cultural scenario of India. Several illustrious Kathak Dancers as well as Classical Singers were born here. One of the notable names amongst them is that of Maharaja … Read more

Fairs and festivals of Chhattisgarh 2

Fairs and festivals of Chhattisgarh 2   Pola Festival Pola is a bull-worshipping festival celebrated by farmers mainly in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra. On the day of Pola, the farmers decorate and worship their bulls. Pola falls on the day of the Pithori Amavasya (the new moon day) in the month of … Read more

Pre-history of Chattishgarh

Pre-history of Chattishgarh In an ‘incredibly significant find’, archaeologists have discovered prehistoric remains at a river bank in Chhattisgarh’s Sarguja district, indicating continued settlements in the area from prehistoric to late medieval period. The tools and artefacts were found during exploration survey by archaeological department of Chhattisgarh government in January this year on the banks … Read more

History of modern chattishgarh after independence

History of modern chattishgarh after independence The demand for a separate Chhattisgarh state was first raised in the early twenties. Similar demands kept cropping up at regular intervals; however, a well-organised movement was never launched. Several efforts were made by individuals and organizations towards highlighting the Chhattisgarh identity and expressing the sense of perceived marginalisation. … Read more

Press and megazines of chhattishgarh

Press and megazines of chhattishgarh Deshbandhu Deshbandhu is a Hindi newspaper. It was launched in April 1959 from Raipur, now capital of Chhattisgarh, by veteran journalist Mayaram Surjan. In 2008, Deshbandhu started its National Edition from New Delhi, thus, becoming the first newspaper in central India to achieve this feat. Today Deshbandhu is published from … Read more

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