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April 16, 2014

Indian History at a Glance (1757 to 1952 )

1757 : Battle of Plassey.
1760 : Battle of Wandiwash.
1761 : Third Battle of Panipat: The Marathas defeated by the combined troops of Ahmad Shah Abdali; the Mughals, and other Muslim chiefs of India.
1764 : Battle of Buxar. The English defeat Shah Alam, Shuja-ud-daulah and Mir Qasim.
1765 : Grant of the ‘Diwani’ of Bengal, Bihar, and Orissa to the East India Company by Shah Alam II under Treaty of Allahabad.
: Clive, Company’s Governor in Bengal.
1765-72 : Dual Government of Bengal.
1767-69 : The First Anglo Mysore War.
1770 : The Great Bengal Famine.
1771 : Marathas occupy Delhi and restore Shah Alam who was till then under English protection at Allahabad.

April 14, 2014

Important Statistics of India

1. Population of India
1.       Persons -   1,028,737,436
2.       Males -     532,223,090
3.       Females  496,514,346

2. Highest / Lowest Population:
1.       State with Highest Population- Uttar Pradesh  -166,197,921
2.       State with Lowest Population-Sikkim-540,851
3.       UT with Highest Population-Delhi-13,850,507
4.       UT with Lowest Population-Lakshadweep-60,650
5.       District with Highest Population-Medinipur (West Bengal)-9,610,788
6.       District with Lowest Population-Yanam (Pondicherry)-31,394

3. Area
1.       Area of India: 3,287,240 Sq km.*
2.       Largest State - Rajasthan -342,239 Sq km
3.       Smallest State- Goa-3,702 Sq km
4.       Largest Union Territory - Andaman & Nicobar Islands -8,249 Sq km
5.       Smallest Union Territory - Lakshadweep -32 Sq km
6.       Largest District - Kachchh (Gujarat) -45,652 Sq km
7.       Smallest District - Mahe ( Pondicherry ) -9 Sq km

4. Population
1.       State with Highest Population Density -West Bengal-903
2.       State with Lowest Population Density-Arunachal Pradesh-13
3.       UT with Highest Population Density-Delhi-9,340
4.       UT with Lowest Population Density-Andaman & Nicobar Islands-43
5.       District with Highest Population Density-North East (Delhi)-29,468
6.       District with Lowest Population Density-Lahul & Spiti (Himachal Pradesh)-2

5. Literacy
1.       State with Highest Literacy Rate -  Kerala (90.9)
2.       State with Lowest Literacy Rate -   Bihar (47.0)
3.       UT with Highest Literacy Rate -   Lakshadweep (86.7)
4.       UT with Lowest Literacy Rate - Dadra & Nagar Haveli (57.6)
5.       District with Highest Literacy Rate -  Aizwal, Mizoram   (96.5)
6.       District with Lowest Literacy Rate -  Dantewada- Chhattisgarh (30.17)
7.       District with Lowest Women Literacy Rate -Shrawasti- UP (18.58)
  
6. Sex ratio (females per thousand males)
1.       India -933
2.       Rural-946
3.       Urban-900
4.       State with Highest Female Sex Ratio-Kerala-1,058
5.       State with Lowest Female Sex Ratio-Haryana-861
6.       UT with Highest Female Sex Ratio -Pondicherry -1,001
7.       UT with Lowest Female Sex Ratio -Daman & Diu-710
8.       District with Highest Female Sex Ratio -Mahe (Pondicherry) -1,147
9.       District with Lowest Female Sex Ratio-Daman (Daman & Diu)- 591


List of Governors of States

StateGovernor
Andhra PradeshShri E.S Lakshmi Narasimhan
Arunachal PradeshLt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma
AssamShri Janaki Ballav Patanaik
BiharShri Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil
ChhattisgarhShri Shekhar Dutt
GoaShri B. V. Wanchoo
GujaratDr. Kamla Beniwal
HaryanaShri Jagannath Pahadia
Himachal PradeshSmt. Urmila Singh
Jammu and KashmirShri N. N. Vohra
JharkhandDr. Syed Ahmed
KarnatakaShri H.R. Bhardwaj
KeralaSmt Sheila Dikshit
Madhya PradeshShri Ram Naresh Yadav
MaharashtraShri Kateekal Sankaranarayanan
ManipurShri V K Duggal
MeghalayaDr. K.K. Paul
MizoramShri Vakkom Purushothaman
NagalandDr. Ashwani Kumar
OdishaShri S.C. Jamir
PunjabShri Shivraj Patil
RajasthanSmt Margaret Alva
SikkimShri Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil
Tamil NaduDr. K. Rosaiah
TripuraShri Devanand Konwar
Uttar PradeshShri B.L. Joshi
UttarakhandShri Aziz Qureshi
West BengalShri M.K. Narayanan

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