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Kaushambi Mahotsav-2023

Kaushambi Mahotsav-2023:

The Union Home Minister inaugurated the Kaushambi Mahotsav-2023 and paid tribute to Durga Bhabhi.

  • Kaushambi Mahotsav-2023 is a sports festival.
  • It is organized by the Member of Parliament.
  • These Khel Mahotsavs give platforms to young players to showcase their talent
  • About 16000 youths online applied to participate in the ‘Sansad Khelkood Spardha’
  • Sansad Khelkood Spardha: started by the Members of Parliament.

Durga Bhabhi:-

  • Durga Devi was a freedom fighter from Kaushambi.
  • She was fondly called ‘Durga Bhabhi’.
  • She was an active member of the Naujawan Bharat Sabha.
  • On 8 October 1930, she fired on a British sergeant and his wife near the police station in South Bombay’s Lamington Road, before escaping.
  • The shooting was to avenge the death sentence awarded to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru.
  • she opened a school in Lucknow for poor children.