Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Birth Anniversary: Jyotirao Phule was born on Born on 11th April 1827. He was an anti-caste reformer and social activist who along with Savitribai Phule, his wife, worked for the upliftment of children and women of the marginalized communities, and encouraged women’s education. He belonged to Maharashtra and worked hard to eradicate […]
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Babu Jagjivan Ram Birth Anniversary
Babu Jagjivan Ram Birth Anniversary: The Prime Minister paid tributes to freedom fighter Babu Jagjivan Ram on his 115th birth anniversary (5th April). Jagjivan Ram, popularly known as Babuji, was a national leader, a freedom fighter, a crusader of social justice, a champion of depressed classes and an outstanding Parliamentarian. Jagjivan Ram was born on […]
Prahlad Patel 115th Birth Anniversary
Prahlad Patel 115th Birth Anniversary: The Prime Minister recalled the ‘Nation First’ spirit of freedom fighter Prahlad Patel on his 115th birth anniversary. He noted Shri Prahladji Patel’s generosity in social service and his sacrifice. And requested universities in Gujarat should carry out research and bring to light such forgotten freedom fighters and underscore their […]
Who Was Shivkumar Swami?
Who Was Shivkumar Swami? The Union Minister of Home Affairs inaugurated and participated in the 115th Birthday Celebrations of Dr. Shri Shri Shri Shiva Kumaraswami & Guruvandana Mahotsava in Siddaganga Mutt, Tumkur, Karnataka. Shivakumara Swami of Siddhaganga Mutt in Tumkur was a revered seer of the Lingayat-Veerashaiva faith and was the Lingayat religious head of […]
Chair Of Excellence: General Bipin Rawat
Chair Of Excellence: General Bipin Rawat On the eve of the 65th birthday of late Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat, the Indian Army has instituted a Chair of Excellence in his memory at the United Service Institution of India (USI). The formal announcement was made by Gen. Manoj Naravane, Chief of Army […]
Veer Savarkar Punya Tithi
Veer Savarkar: The Prime Minister has paid tributes to freedom fighter Veer Savarkar on his Punya tithi (26th February). Veer Savarkar was Born on 28th May,1883 in Bhagur, a village near Nashik in Maharashtra. He Founded a secret society called Abhinav Bharat Society. He Went to the United Kingdom and was involved with organizations such […]
Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti 2022
Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti: Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti is celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati. This year, the day was celebrated on 26th February. As per the traditional Hindu calendar, Dayanand Saraswati was born on the Dashami Tithi of Phalguna Krishna Paksha. Swami Dayanand Saraswati was born […]
Who was Lachit Borphukan?
Lachit Borphukan: Indian President will inaugurate a year-long celebration of the 400th birth anniversary of Lachit Borphukan. Earlier, the Prime Minister called 17th century Ahom general Lachit Borphukan a symbol of India’s “Atmanirbhar military might”. Lachit Borphukan Born on 24th November, 1622, Borphukan was known for his leadership in the Battle of Saraighat, 1671 […]
Who Was Shakuntala Choudhary?
Who Was Shakuntala Choudhary? The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the passing away of noted Gandhian Shakuntala Choudhary Ji. Shakuntala Choudhary (1920 – 2022), also known as Shakunthala Baideo, was an Indian social worker. Born in Assam, she was known for her commitment and devotion to the popularization of the […]
Who Was Gangubai Kathiawadi?
Who Was Gangubai Kathiawadi? A film starring actor Alia Bhatt is facing legal trouble after individuals claiming to be family members of the main protagonist, Gangubai Kathiawadi, have objected to her portrayal in the film. Gangubai Kathiawadi Known for One of Mumbai’s well-known and influential brothel owners in the 50s and 60s. She also […]