West Bengal State Static GK useful for WBPSC, WBCS, UPSC, SSC Exams

West Bengal static GK study material useful WBPSC WBCS, WB Police SI, West Bengal Judicial Service, SSC, UPSC, WBHRB, and WBBPE, etc, for all competitive examinations. This post was a complete history of West Bengal State. For example Chief Minister, Governor, Capital, Language, Nick Name of Districts, Airport, Thermal Power Plant, Nuclear Power Plants, National Parks, Wild Life Sanctuary, Stadium Name, Fort Name, Lake Name, River name, Monuments, Temple Name, and Dress Code.

History of West Bengal:

West Bengal is a state in the eastern region of India along the Bay of Bengal. Part of the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, it borders Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north. It also borders the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata, the third-largest metropolis. West Bengal includes the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region, the Ganges delta, the Rarh region, and the coastal Sundarbans. The state’s main ethnic group is the Bengalis, with the Bengali Hindus forming the demographic majority.

LanguageBengali, English
Number of Districts23
State FlowerNight-flowering jasmine
State Fruit
State AnimalFishing cat
State BirdWhite-throated King Fisher
State GameFootball
State TreeChatian
State DanceChhau Dance
First in State Chief MinisterPrafulla Chandra Ghosh From 15 August 1947 to 22 January 1948
First GovernorChakravarthi Rajagopalachari (acting) From 15 August 1947 to 21 June 1948
Name of the ConstitutionGovernment of West Bengal
Assembly constituency240
Parliamentary constituency42

Festival name:

S.NoFestival name
1.Durga Puja
2.Bengali New Year
3.Gaura Purnima
4.Lakshmi Puja

Nick Name of District:

S.NoNick Name of District
1.Land of Black Diamond


Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International AirportKolkata
Bagdogra AirportSiliguri
Kazi Nazrul Islam AirportDurgapur
Panagarh AirportBurdwan
Malda AirportMalda

Hydro Power Plants:

Hydro Power PlantsLocation
Jaldhaka Hydroelectric ProjectWest Bengal
Massanjore Hydroelectric ProjectWest Bengal
Purulia Hydroelectric ProjectWest Bengal
Rambam Hydroelectric ProjectWest Bengal
Teesta Canal FallsWest Bengal
Teesta Low Dam III Hydroelectric ProjectWest Bengal
Teesta Low Dam IV Hydroelectric ProjectDarjeeling

Nuclear Power Plants:

Nuclear Power PlantsLocation
Haripur Nuclear Power PlantWest Bengal

National Parks:

National ParksNearest City
Jaldapara National ParkUttar Madarihat
Gorumara National ParkJalpaiguri
Sundarbans National ParkGosaba
Singalila National ParkWest Bengal

Forests Name:

Forests NameNearest City
Buxa Tiger ReserveWest Bengal
Bethuadahari Reserve ForestJaipur
Hijuli ForestRanaghat

Wild Life Sanctuary:

Wild Life SanctuaryLocation
Ramnabagan Wildlife SanctuaryBardhaman
Bibhutibhushan Wildlife SanctuaryGangsara
Ballavpur Wildlife SanctuaryBolpur
Jorpokhri Wildlife SanctuaryWest Bengal
Mahananda Wildlife SanctuaryWest Bengal
Bethuadahari Wildlife SanctuaryBethuadahari
Raiganj Wildlife SanctuaryRaiganj
Chintamani Kar Bird SanctuaryKolkata

Stadium Name:

Stadium NameLocation
Rabindra Sarobar StadiumKolkata
Netaji Indoor StadiumKolkata
Nehru StadiumDurgapur
Barasat StadiumKolkata
Kalyani StadiumKalyani
Kishore Bharati KriranganKolkata
Gitanjali StadiumKolkata
Gangarampur StadiumGangarampur
NKDA Cricket StadiumWestbengal
Eden GardensKolkata

Fort Name:

S.NoFort Name
1.Kurumbera Fort
2.Buxa Fort
3.Fort William

Palace Name:

S.NoPalace Name
1.Cooch Behar Palace
2.Marble Palace


1.Metcalfe Hall
2.Eklakhi Mausoleum
3.Chika Masjid
4.Currency Building
5.Gwalior Monument
6.Indian National Army Memorial
7.James Princep Monument

River Name:

S.NoRiver Name
2.Hooghly River
3.Damodar River
4.Subarnarekha River
5.Mahananda River

Dam Name:

Dam NameLocation
Bakreshwar DamBirbhum
Bandhu DamPuruliya
Dimu DamPuruliya
Kanjan DamBankura

Lake Name:

S.NoLake Name
1.Mirik Lake
2.Senchal Lake
3.Rabindra Sarobar

Temple Name:

S.NoTemple Name
1.Kalighat Kali Temple
2.Taraknath Temple
3.Ananta Basudeba Temple
4.Kiriteswari Temple
5.Birla Mandir

Dress Code:

Dress Code 
WomenSari, Western-style Attire
MenKurta, Lungi, Sarong

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