30.11.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Khel-Kumbh-2018’ from December 2   The State Sports and Youth Welfare Department is going to organize a State-level ‘Rural and Women Sports Meet’ (Khel-Kumbh) 2018 from December 2 in the State capital.   Sports and Youth Welfare Department Director Dharmesh Kumar Sahu informed that as per schedule, State-level hockey tournament for boys and … Read more

29.11.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   C’garh near to goal of full household electrification   States like Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh  are left with small number of un-electrified households and are expected to achieve saturation any time.   Eight States have achieved 100% saturation in household electrification under Saubhagya namely Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Bihar, J&K, Mizoram, … Read more

28.11.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhatisgarh Culture : Cher Chera Folk Songs ð  The Cher-Chera is a form of folk song popular in the rural parts and related to rural life of Chhattisgarh. ð  The performances of cher-chera songs and dances are a way of social interaction. ð  There are different genres of songs for every festival and occasion … Read more

27.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Firecrackers banned in six major cities in winter   In a bid to curb air pollution during winter, the Chhattisgarh Environmental Conservation Board (CECB) has banned bursting of crackers from December 1 to January 31 in six major cities of the state, including Raipur. It may be noted that the wedding season also fall during the ban … Read more

26.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   List of extraordinary sportspersons to be out soon: Govt   The State Sports and Youth Welfare Department will be declaring list of excellent sportspersons soon.   For this, applications have been invited from sportspersons of the State till December 31, 2018.   Before declaration of names of excellent sportspersons of the State, applications … Read more

24-25.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhatisgarh History : Kawardha   Kawardha State was one of the princely states in the Central Provinces of India during the period of the British Raj. The capital of the state was Khairagarh town, in Kabirdham district of Chhattisgarh state.   Kawardha State was founded in 1751. According to legend its name would have … Read more

23.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhatisgarh History : Chhuikhadan   Chhuikhadan (also known as Kondka) was a small princely state of British India, hich later formed part of Chhattisgarh States Agency. The state flag was a purple triangle. he capital of the State was Chhuikhadan.   The chief was a Kunwar and belonged to a Bairagi dynasty known as … Read more

22.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh Culture : Jhirliti dance   Due to lack of a fixed pattern Its tough to categorize it as a set dance form. This dance is performed in a Halloween like ritual. It is played by the kids in the Bastar region of central India along with Chhatisgarh. As the sun sets in, the … Read more

21.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh Culture : Kaksar Dance   Kaksar is a festival dance, performed by the Abhujmaria of Bastar. Prior to the rains, the Maria cultivators in every village worship the deity for reaping a rich harvest. To invoke the blessing of the deity, Kaksar, a group dance, in which young boys and girls take part, … Read more

20.11.18 (CGPSC) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh Culture : Gendi & Rahas dance   Gendi is regionally spoken term for stick in Chhatisgarh. The dancers are mounted on two long bamboo or just any firm stick and manoeuvre through the crowd of other Gendi (sticks) ridden dancers. Thumping on the ground, maintaining excellent balance as they sway to the tribal … Read more

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