Polity Notes

Important Notes of Indian Polity

Motera Stadium Ahmedabad (Earlier Sardar Patel Stadium now renamed as Narendra Modi Stadium) is largest cricket stadium in the world with a seating capacity of 132000 spectators. This stadium is second largest stadium in the world. (The largest stadium in the world is Rungrado 1st of May stadium at Pyongyang (N. Korea having Capacity of 150000 spectators)

New Chief Minister of

Gujarat - Bhupendra Bhai Patel

Uttrakhand - Pushkar Dhami

Karnataka - Besavaraj Bommai

Assam - Himanta Biswa Sarna

Punjab - Charanjit Singh Channi

Babi Rani Maurya resigned from the post of Uttrakhand Governor to take part in active politics.

Telangana is the first state to use ‘Drone’ for supply of medicines & vaccines under the project ‘Medicine from the Sky’)

14th Aug has been declared in Gazette of India as ‘Vibhajan Vibhishika Smriti Diwas’. This was announced by PM on 15th Aug 2021 while addressing nation on Independence Day.

Mr. Santosh Gangwar is new chairperson of committee on public undertaking replacing Mrs. Meenakshi Lekhi as she has resigned from this post after becoming Union Minister of State External Affairs & culture.

Four Pillars of Democracy - Legislature, Executive Judiciary and Press/Media. (Press/Media is also known as fourth estate).

The world has been divided into

a. First world countries i.e., developed countries

b. Second world countries i.e., communist countries

c. Third world countries i.e., developing countries

d. Fourth world countries i.e., oil exporting countries (OPEC countries) (OPEC – Organisation of Petrolium Exporting Countries)

President has appointed Sh. Sushil Chandra as Chief Election Commissioner w.e.f. 13-4-21.

Elections were held in March/April 2021 to elect Legislative Assemblies of 4 states & one UT (West Bengal / Assam / Kerala / TN & Puducherry).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving for US to meet President Joe Biden, Vice President Mrs. Kamala Harris, take part in first Quad-in-person summit and will address UNGA on 25th September, 2021.

Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD also known as Quad) is a strategic dialogue between the U.S., India, Japan & Australia that is maintained by talks between member Countries.