Odisha Current Affairs December 2017

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Odisha Current Affairs December 2017:

Which state launches Good Samaritan policy?
A. Rajasthan
B. Odisha
C. Kerala
D. Gujarat
Answer: B 
Explanation: A ‘Good Samaritan’ policy was launched on 3rd December by the administration in Odisha’s Kendrapara district under which Rs 2,000 would be given to any person extending immediate help in shifting a road accident victim to the hospital. The people who will shift victims to hospitals will be given cash incentive Rs 2,000. Besides, the administration will issue an appreciation certificate to recognise the noble work done by them. The acts of shifting will also them legal protection. Download Odisha GK App: http://tinyurl.com/OdishaGK

Saraswati Tripathy, who passed away recently, was the prominent Gandhian and freedom fighter of which state?
A. Bihar
B. Uttar pradesh
C. Odisha 
D. Rajasthan
Answer: C
Explanation: Saraswati Tripathy (89), the prominent Gandhian and freedom fighter, has passed away in Jajapur district of Odisha on November 30, 2017. She was the wife of late freedom fighter Brundaban Tripathy. She had met Mahatma Gandhi at Beraboi Ashram in Puri district and joined the freedom struggle. She was supervising the activities at Thakar Bapa Ashram at Balipadia village in Jajapur district till her last breath. Download Odisha GK App: http://tinyurl.com/OdishaGK

The 2017 Konark Dance Festival has started in which state?
A. Kerala
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Odisha
D. Rajasthan
Answer: C
Explanation: The 2017 Konark dance festival has started on December 1, 2017 in backdrop of the Sun temple in Konark, Odisha. It is one of the biggest dance festivals held in India. The 5-day dance festival opened near the world famous Sun Temple of Konark with Odissi recital by the dancers of Nupur Dance Academy of Bhubaneswar under the tutelage of Niranjan Rout and group. To attract more foreign tourists to the festival, Odisha Tourism included performances of two foreign dance groups from Malaysia, who will perform classical Indian dance during the festival. Coinciding with the dance festival, International Sand Art Festival has started at Chandrabhaga beach in Konark. Eight international sand sculptors and 62 national artists were being exhibited their works in the festival.Download Odisha GK App: http://tinyurl.com/OdishaGK


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