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

Divisions and Districts of Chhattisgarh

Divisions and Districts of Chhattisgarh After Indian Independence, the princely states were merged with the Central Provinces and Berar to form the new state of Madhya Pradesh. Present-day Chhattisgarh comprised seven districts of Madhya Pradesh. The former states of Kanker and Bastar formed the new Bastar District, the parts of Surguja, Korea, and Chang Bhakar … Read more

15.12.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 55l free mobile phone distribution from next month: raman   Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday announced that the distribution of 55 lakh free mobile phone handsets under the State Government’s ‘Sky’ scheme will commence next month.   The Chief Minister said that the basic aim of distributing free mobile handsets is to provide … Read more

Chhattisgarh Tribal Social Organization: Marriage, Family, Clan, Youth Dormitories

Tribal Social Organization: Marriage, Family, Clan, Youth Dormitories Ethnographic Profile Anthropologically, a tribe is a social group where members live in a common territory and possess a common dialect, uniform, social organization and maintained cultural homogeneity and a common ancestor. But as per these characteristics, it would be very difficult to locate many tribal groups … Read more

Constitution or Formation of Chhattisgarh

Constitution or Formation of State of Chhattisgarh:- Known as the ‘Rice Bowl of Central India,’ Chhattisgarh came into existence on November 1, 2000. It was earlier part of Madhya Pradesh and after separation became 26th State of India. Located in central India it covers an area of of 135,194 sq.kms. Raipur is the capital of Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh is bordered … Read more

Chhattisgarh Folk Dance

CHHATTISGARH FOLK DANCE Most of the folk dance forms of Chhattisgarh are performed as a part of rituals, in reverence to Gods or to denote the changing of seasons. These dance forms are exemplary combination of special costumes and accessories with that of shrewd  acrobatic movements and most importantly rendition of tribal (or more correctly … Read more

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