. ✅ Karnataka ✅
🔺Formation :- 1st November 1956.
🔺Capital :- Bengaluru
🔺1st CM :- K. Chengalaraya Reddy.
🔺Present CM :- Basavaraj Bommai.
🔺1st Governor :- Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar.
🔺Present Governor :- Thawarchand Gehlot.
🔺Official Language :- Kannada.
🔺Area :- 191,791 km2.
🔺Area Rank :- 6th.
🔺Total Population :- 66,165,886.
🔺Rank in Population :- 8th.
🔺District :- 31.
🔺Lok Sabha :- 28.
🔺Rajya Sabha :- 12.
🔺Legislature :- 224.
🔺Border States :- Goa, Telangana, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu & Kerala.
🔺State animal :- Indian Elephant.
🔺State Bird :- Indian Roller.
🔺State Flower :- Lotus.
🔺State Tree :- Sandalwood.
🔺High Court :- High Court Of Karnataka.
🔺Chief Justice :- Muhammad Ameer Bhatti.
◼️Famous Temple :-
◼️Fair & Festival :-
🔺Ugadi [Telugu New Year].
◼️Dance Form :-
◼️National Park :-
🔺Bandipur National Park.
🔺Anshi National Park.
🔺Bannerghata National Park.
🔺Kudremukh National Park.
🔺Nagarhole(Rajiv Gandhi) National Park.
◼️Wildlife Sanctuaries :-
🔺Ghataprabha Bird Sanctuary.
🔺Gudekote Sloth Bear WLS.
🔺Malai Mahadeshwara WLS.
🔺Ranebennur Blackbuck WLS.
🔺Sharavathi valley WLS.
🔺Yadahali Chinkara WLS.
🔺Gudavi Bird WLS.
🔺Bangara kusuma Falls.
🔺Jog Falls or Gersoppa Falls.
◼️Historical Places :-
🔺Statue of Gomateshwara, Shravanabelagola.
◼️Stadium :- M Chinnaswami International Cricket Stadium Bengaluru.
🔺Mangalore International Airport, Manglore.
🔺Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore.
🔺Arthika Spandana Scheme.
🔺Weavers Sammaan Yojana.
🔺Hubbali Railway station renamed as Sidhdharoodha Swami Station Karnataka.
◼️RECENTLY IN NEWS ◼️
♦️Karnataka launches India’s first AVGC center of excellence in Bengaluru.
♦️Karnataka tops State Energy Efficiency Index (SEEI) 2020.
♦️Karnataka has become the first state of India to issue order for the implementation of the National Education Policy 2020.
♦️Basavaraj Bommai elected as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka.
♦️BS Yediyurappa Resigns as Chief Minister of Karnataka.
♦️Karnataka CM unveils bike taxi scheme for state.
♦️Karnataka CM launches DBT mobile app for fund transfer to beneficiaries.
♦️Karnataka CM launches comprehensive online portal on CSR activities ‘Akanksha’.
♦️Megalithic site of Hire Benkal of Karnataka added to tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
♦️Karnataka has launched India’s maiden Engineering Research & Development (ERD) policy to raise R&D contribution to 45% in 5 year.
♦️Karnataka to set up a Flower Processing Centre to add value to its flower power.
♦️Karnataka to Host Second Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021.
♦️Karnataka & UNDP signed LoU as a part of ‘Code-Unnati.
♦️NITI Aayog Releases Second Edition of India Innovation Index; Karnataka occupied the top position.