Who has been appointed as the state icon for Bihar by the Election Commission of India?
Answer with explanationAnswer: Option C
The Election Commission named folk singer Maithili Thakur as Bihar’s state icon on January 2, 2023. Thakur, who studied Indian classical and folk music, was recently awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for her contribution to Bihar folk music in 2021. The singer will create awareness among the voters for their participation in the electoral process.