Official name: the Republic of India, Bharat Ganrajya
Common name: India (Bharot)
Capital of India: New Delhi
Currency of India: Rupee
Total area of India (3.3 Million sq. km): 32,87,263 [www.india.gov.in]
India is the Second largest country by population in the World
Population of India: 121,01,93,422 (623.70 millions Males & 586.40 Millions Females) [UNFPA Report 2011]
Official Language: Hindi and English language. (There are 22 unique languages that have been recognised by the Constitution of India)
Administrative Division: 28 States (Assam, Bihar, Goa, Andra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Mizoram, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Kerala, Karnataka, Madya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Uttaranchal, Tripura, West Bengal, Jharkhand)
Literacy rate: 74.04%
Indian Standard Time Zone: GMT +05:30 (GMT: Greenwich Mean Time)
Government Type: Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic with a Parliamentary system of Government.
The Peacock, National Bird of India
Lotus (Nelumbo Nucipera Gaertn) is the National Flower of India
National Tree of India: Fig Tree
The Ganga is the National River of India
National Anthem: Jana Gana Mana
National Aquatic Animal of India: River Dolphin
Hockey is the National Game of India
the Royal Bengal Tiger, National Animal of India
Vande Mataram, National Song of India
The Mango, National Fruit of India
Independence: August 15, 1947 from British.
National Day: January 26 (Republic Day), August 15 (Independence Day), October 02, (Gandhi Jayanti-Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi)
Telephone Country Code: +91
Who was the first female Prime Minister of India?
Indira Gandhi was the first female Prime Minister of India).
First woman Chief Minister of West Bengal, India:
First woman Chief Minister of India:
Sucheta kripalani), Uttar Pradesh
Major Political parties in India:
Indian National Congress (INC), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Telugu Desam Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Nationalist Congress Party, Communist Party of India (CPI), Communist Party of India (Marxist), Lok Satta Party, Telangana Rashtra Samithi, All India United Democratic Front, Jammu & Kashmir National Conference, Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Haryana Janhit Congress (BL), Asom Gana Parishad, Bodoland People's Front, Lok Jan Shakti Party, Haryana Janhit Congress (BL), Indian National Lok Dal, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, Kerala Congress, Manipur People's Party, All India Trinamool Congress, Zoram Nationalist Party, Shiromani Akali Dal, Sikkim Democratic Front, Peace Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Revolutionary Socialist Party, All India Trinamool Congress etc.
How many states in India?
There are 28 states in India. List of States in India:
Assam, Bihar, Goa, Andra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Mizoram, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Kerala, Karnataka, Madya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Uttaranchal, Tripura, West Bengal, Jharkhand.
The latest 28th state of India: Jharkhand state, est. 15th November, 2000
Which was the first capital city of India?
The capital city of India was Calcutta (Kolkata)
Current President of India: Shri Pranab Mukherjee (Mr. Mukherjee is the 13th President of India) [The President of India]
Current Prime Minister of India: Narendra Modi (Mr. Narendra Modi is the 14th Prime Minister of India)
Political party: National Democratic Alliance (NDA)
Election details are given below:
Indian General Election, 2014 (Lok Sabha Election, 2014).
Electing members of parliament of India: 543
Elected Party: BJP (NDA)
Main person of BJP, Narendra Modi.
Election result published on Mary 16, 2014.