GK Facts about West Bengal

1. Formation 26 Jan 1950
2. Capital Kolkata
3. Location of High Court Kolkata
4. Area Rank (Area) 14
5. Population Rank (Population) 4
6. State Bird White Throated Kingfisher
7. State Animal Fishing Cat
8. State Flower Night-flowering jasmine
9. State Tree Devil tree (Alstonia scholaris)
9. First Governor John Austen Hubback
10. First Chief Minister Prafulla Chandra Gosh
11. Number of Districts 20
12. Largest District South 24 Paraganas (area)
13. Number of MPs 42
14. Number of MLAs 294
15. Number of MLCs Nil (Unicameral)
16. IITs Kharagpur
17. IIMs Kolkata
18. Countries of Equal Area (approximate) Serbia, Azerbaijan