Q. “Chandoli National Park” is located in which of the following state?

[A] Madhya Pradesh

[B] Maharashtra

[C] Jharkhand

[D] Chhattisgarh

Answer: B

Explanation: Sitting amid the Sahyadri Hills in the Western Ghats, Chandoli National Park constitutes the southern part of the Sahyadri Tiger Reserve.

  • The park measures 317.6 sq km, straddling across three districts of Maharashtra – Satara, Kolhapur and Sangli.
  • In 1985, it was established as a wildlife sanctuary and elevated to the status of a national park in 2004. It is fed mainly by the river Warna and the reservoir of Chandoli dam, built on the river.

Source: SHANKAR IAS Environment