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Jalgaon Banana – UPSC Prelims

Jalgaon Banana: Jalgaon is known as the ‘banana hub’ of Maharashtra. It accounts for about 50% of the State’s banana plantation. In 2016, the Jalgaon Banana got the Geographical Indication(GI) Tag certification. The quality of Banana from the Jalgaon is different because of the proximity to the Tapi river. The minerals and fibres in the Jalgaon Banana lend it …

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Jardalu Mangoes – UPSC Prelims

 Jardalu Mangoes: Jardalu Mangoes are grown in the Bhagalpur district of Bihar. It received the Geographical Indications(GI) certification in 2018. The mango is famous for its exclusive aroma, sweetness and other nutritional properties. It is rich in fibre and enzymes that are highly beneficial to the abdominal muscles and digestive system. Jardalu mango is also considered a safe …

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Banrawats – UPSC Prelims

Banrawats The Banrawats are a native endangered tribe originating and living in Uttarakhand. They are also called Banrajis, Vanrawats, Vanrajis. They are basically nomadic hunter-gatherers, but also work as agriculture and forest labourers. They are mainly dependent on forests, and also practise shifting cultivation. They speak a Tibeto-Burman language generally called “Rawat“.

Begum Sultan Jahan – UPSC Prelims

Begum Sultan Jahan: She was a Philanthropist, Prolific writer, Feminist, Symbol of Women Empowerment, First female Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University. Birth: In 1858 (Bhopal). Ruler of Bhopal: She was the last Begum of Bhopal. Ruled from 1909 to 1926 after which she was succeeded by her son. Fourth female ruler of Bhopal. Set up the municipality system, introduced …

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