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    • NIJIL C V
    • Country India Region Awadh, Baghelkhand, Braj , Bundelkhand, Purval ,RohilKhand, Indo-Gangetic Plain Established Modern: 1805 •22 Mar 1902 : Renamed United Provinces of Agra and Oudh •3 Jan 1921 : Renamed United Provinces of British India •1 Apr 1937 : Renamed United Provinces •1 Apr 1946 : Self rule granted •15 Aug 1947 : of independent India •26 Jan 1950 : Renamed Uttar Pradesh •9 Nov 2000 : Uttaranchal state created from part of Uttar Pradesh HISTORY
    • CAPITAL : LUCKNOW LARGECITY : KANPUR GOVERNOR : BANAWARI LAL JOSHI CHIEF MINISTER: AKHILESH YADAV OFFICIAL LANGUAGE : HINDI POPULATION : 19,95,81,477 DISTRICT : 75 RANK :1 TRADITIONAL DANCE: THARANG,KADHK
    • Uttar Pradesh (literally meaning "Northern Province") abbreviated U.P. is a state located in northern India . It was created on 1 April 1937 as the United Provinces with the passing of the States Reorganisation Act and renamed Uttar Pradesh in 1950. The administrative capital isLucknow. On 9 November 2000, a new state, Uttarakhand, was carved from the mountainous Himalayan region of Uttar Pradesh.
    • • 4000 and 1500 BC beginning with the Indus Valley Civilization and Harappa Culture to the Vedic period; extending into the Iron Age • The kingdom of Kosala, in the Mahajanapada era, was located within the regional boundaries of modern day Uttar Pradesh. According to Hindu legend, the divine king Rama of the Ramayana epic reigned in Ayodhya, the capital of Kosala. • The aftermanth of the Mahabharata yuddh is believed to have taken place in the area between the Upper Doab and Delhi, (in what was Kuru Mahajanapada), during the reign of the Pandava kingYudhisthira. The kingdom of the Kurus corresponds to the Black and Red Ware and Painted Gray Ware culture and the beginning of the Iron Age in North-west India, around 1000 BC.
    • EMPIRES Uttar Pradesh was home to many powerful empires of ancient and medieval India, including the Magadha, Nanda, Mauryan, Sunga, Kushan,Gupta, Gurjara, Rashtrakuta, Pala and Mughal empires.
    • The state is bordered by Rajasthan to the west, Haryana and Delhi to the northwest, Uttarakhand and the country of Nepal to the north, Bihar to the east, Jharkhand to the southeast, and Madhya Pradesh to the southwest. BOUNDRIES
    • RIVERS The two major rivers of the state, the Ganga and Yamuna
    • LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Hindi is the official and most widely spoken language in its 75 districts. Language Act of 1951 Vyasa wrote the Mahabharata, the epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kauravasand the Pandava princes, in Uttar Pradesh. A 1989 amendment to the act added Urdu as another native language of the state the major native languages of the state being Awadhi, Bundeli, Braj Bhasha, Kannauji and the vernacular form of Khariboli
    • TRANSPORTATION The state has a large, multimodel transportation system with the largest road network in the country. Uttar Pradesh has the seventh-highest road density in India
    • The Literacy rate of the state according to the 2011 Census is 69.70%. With the literacy rate for Males at 79.20%, while it is 59.30% for the Females. While this is still below the national average of 74.04%.
    • FAMOUS PERSONALITYS ANNA HASARE HARIVANSH BACHCHAN
    • SPORTS • legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand. • shooter Nawab Mian • volleyball player Sanjiv Balian
    • ECONOMY
    • • Road side vendors in a town. A large proportion of residents are employed in the informal sector. • Uttar Pradesh holds the third largest economy (2011–2012) in India, with an NSDP of 708,000 crore. • Agriculture is the leading occupation in Uttar Pradesh. • More small-scale industrial units are situated in Uttar Pradesh than in any other state. • During the 11th five-year plan (2007–2012), the average gross state domestic product (GSDP) growth rate was 7.28%, lower than 15.5%, the average for all states of the country.
    • Typical day-to-day traditional vegetarian meal of Uttar Pradesh, like any other North Indian thali, consists of roti(flatbread), chawal, dal, sabji, raita and papad. Many people still drink the traditional drink chaach with meals. On festive occasions, usually 'tava' (flat pan for roti) is considered inauspicious, and instead fried foods are consumed. A typical festive thali consists of Puri, Kachauri, sabji, pulav, papad, raita, salad and deserts (such as sewai or kheer)
    • FAIRS AND FESTIVALS Diwali (celebrated between mid- October and mid-December) and Rama Navami are the two most popular festivals in Uttar Pradesh. Kumbh Mela, organized in the month of Maagha (Feb-March), is another important festival
    • DRESS The people of Uttar Pradesh dress in a variety of traditional and Western styles. Traditional styles of dress include colourful draped garments – such as sari for women and dhoti or lungi for men
    • The Taj Mahal a UNESCO World Heritage Site attracts a large number of tourists from overseas.
    • GHATS OF VARANASI