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 […]
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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 […]
Nabin Chandra Sen: 175th Birth Anniversary
Nabin Chandra Sen Birth Anniversary: The nation is remembering revolutionary Bengali poet and writer Nabin Chandra Sen on his 175th birth anniversary. He described the battle of Plassey and the arrival of British rule in India as “A Night of Eternal Gloom”. Nabin Chandra Sen’s novel-in-verse Bhanumati and memoir of his travels ‘Prabaser Patra’ […]
Samaj Swami Dayananda Saraswati
Samaj Swami Dayananda Saraswati: The nation is paying tributes to the social reformer and founder of Arya Samaj Swami Dayananda Saraswati Ji on his 198th birth anniversary. Dayananda Saraswati (12 February 1824 – 30 October 1883) was an Indian philosopher, social leader and founder of the Arya Samaj, a reform movement of the Vedic […]
Who was Sri Madhvacharya?
Sri Madhvacharya: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paid his obeisances to Sri Madhvacharya on the occasion of Madhva Navami. Madhvacharya (CE 1199-1278 or CE 1238–1317) was also known as Purna Prajna and Ānanda Tīrtha. He was a Hindu philosopher and the chief proponent of the Dvaita (dualism) school of Vedanta. Madhva called his […]