Static GK based on Current Affairs February 22

Static GK based on Current Affairs

1. Madhya Pradesh (MP) Governor Mangubhai Patel Inaugurated the Weeklong 48th Khajuraho Dance Festival in Khajuraho, located in Chhatarpur district, MP. The 48th edition of the Khajuraho Dance Festival will be held from 20th to 26th February 2022.

➤ About Madhya Pradesh – 

● C.M. – Shivraj Singh Chouhan

● Governor – Mangubhai C. Patel

● Capital – Bhopal

➤ Folk Dances – 

● Tertali Dance

● Charkula Dance

● Jawara Dance

● Phul Pati Dance

● Matki Dance

● Grida Dance

2.  The winners of the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival (DPIFF) Awards 2022, India’s only independent international film festival, were declared in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The award was presented by Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival (DPIFF) in memory of Dadasaheb Phalkeji ‘Father of Indian Cinema’.

➤ Winners – 

● Best Actor – Ranveer Singh ( for 83 )

● Best Actress – Kriti Sanon ( for mimi)

● Best Film – ‘Pushpa: The rise’

● outstanding contribution to cinema – Asha Parekh

3. International Chess Player woman FIDE (International Chess Federation or World Chess Federation) Masters, Tanishka Kotia and her sister Riddhika Kotia are appointed as Brand Ambassadors ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ scheme for the Gurugram District of Haryana State.

➤ Brand Ambassadors of Government Schemes – 

● Amitabh Bachchan – City Compost Campaign, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Pulse Polio

● Baba Ramdev – Brand Ambassador of yoga and Ayurveda in Haryana

● Dia Mirza – Swachh Saathi

● Sanjay Dutt – Arunachal Pradesh Tourism Ambassador

● Madhuri Dixit – MAA- Mothers Absolute Affection’

● Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra – Incredible India

4. The United Nations(UN)’s International Mother Language Day is annually observed across the globe on 21st February to promote multilingualism and to create awareness about linguistic and cultural diversity. 

● Theme – “Using technology for multilingual learning: Challenges and opportunities”. 

5. Chief Minister (CM) of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma launched India’s first Night Navigation mobile application (app) for ferry services on the Brahmaputra river in Guwahati, Assam.

➤ About Assam – 

● C.M. –  Himanta Biswa Sarma 

● Governor – Jagadish Mukhi

● Capital – Dispur

➤ Famous Festivals – 

● Bihu

● Me-Dum-Me-Phi

● Baishagu

● Ambubachi Mela

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