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Savitribai Phule

Savitribai Phule The 192nd birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule, India's first women teacher, occur on January 3, 2023. About Savitribai Phule: On January 3, 1831, Savitribai Phule was born in Naigaon, in the Satara district of Maharashtra. She was the oldest child of Lakshmi and Khandoji Neveshe Patil, who were both of the Other Backward Caste (Mali) community (OBC). She wed Jyotirao Phule when she was nine years old and he was thirteen. Savitribai Phul

Bhima-Koregaon Battle

Bhima-Koregaon Battle Recently, the Battle of Koregaon Bhima celebrated its 205th anniversary. What was the Battle of Bhima Koregaon? On January 1, 1818, 800 British East India Company soldiers and 800 Maratha warriors fought in the Battle of Koregaon in the village of Koregaon, Maharashtra. The Peshwa army were effectively repelled by the East India Company soldiers, who also stopped them from entering Pune. Baji Rao II withdrew his troops from Koregaon and abandoned his pla

Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda

Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda Every year on January 12th, Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary is commemorated as National Youth Day. About Swami Vivekananda: On January 12, 1863, he was born in Calcutta to a Bengali family and was given the name Narendranath Datta. In his honor, the Indian government designated his birthday National Youth Day in 1984. He had an early interest in Western philosophy, history, religion, spirituality, and theology. He was w

Mangarh Massacre

Mangarh Massacre On November 17, 1913, a horrible disaster that killed more than 1,500 Bhil tribal people, took place in Mangarh (Banswada, Rajasthan). The Adivasi Jallianwala is another name for the Mangrah hilltop, which is located near the boundary between Gujarat and Rajasthan. What caused the massacre in Mangarh? The Bhils, a tribal people, experienced severe hardships at the hands of the British and princely state tyrants. The Bhils living in Rajasthan and Gujarat

Acharya Kripalani

Acharya Kripalani The Indian Prime Minister recently honoured Acharya Kripalani on his Jayanti. About Acharya Kripalani: He was born in Hyderabad, Sindh, on November 11th, 1888. Although Acharya Kripalani was his more well-known moniker, his real name was Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani. He was an advocate for Indian independence, a politician, and an educator. Educationist: He taught at numerous locations between 1912 and 1927 before fully committing to the independence

National Unity Day 2022

National Unity Day 2022 The Union Home Minister of India paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on National Unity Day in 2022, the 147th anniversary of his birth, noting that through his foresight, the latter was able to realize the dream of a powerful and united India. Why Do We Celebrate National Unity Day? Every year on October 31st, National Unity Day is observed to honor Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birthday. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is an alternative name for it. The

Arattupuzha Velayudha Panicker

Arattupuzha Velayudha Panicker Arattupuzha Velayudha Panicker is the subject of the recently released Malayalam film Pathonpatham Noottandu, which is also known as "Nineteenth Century." Image Source - Journals of India About Arattupuzha Velayudha Panicker He was a nineteenth-century social reformer from Kerala's Ezhava community. He was born in Kerala's Alappuzha district to a wealthy family of merchants. In 1869, the then-king of Travancore bestowed upon

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose The Indian Prime Minister unveils a large statue honouring Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The 28-foot-tall jet-black granite statue will be positioned close to India Gate under the Canopy. One of the tallest, most lifelike, monolithic, and hand-crafted sculptures in India is the 28 feet tall towering statue of Netaji. Image Source - The Interview Times About Subhas Chandra Bose, Netaji On January 23, 1897, he was born in Cuttack, Orissa. His

Dara Shikoh History

Dara Shikoh Dara Shikoh is referred to as a torchbearer for societal unity by the Vice President. Image Source - Storyofpakiatan About Dara Shikoh He was the heir apparent and oldest child of Shah Jahan, the Mughal emperor. He was made the Crown Prince by his father, the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, in 1655; on August 30, 1659, he was slain by his younger brother, Aurangzeb, in a bloody succession dispute. Dara was chosen to succeed his father and his older sister, Princess

V. O. Chidambaram Pillai

V. O. Chidambaram Pillai Recently, the Prime Minister paid tribute to V. O. Chidambaram Pillai, the legendary freedom fighter on his 151st birth anniversary on 5th September 2022. He was also known as Sekkizuththa Semmal and Kappalottiya Tamilan (The Tamil Helmsman) (scholarly gentry who suffered at the oil press). About Chidambaram Pillai Birth: Vallinayagam Olaganathan Chidambaram Pillai (VOC) was born on September 5, 1872, in Ottapidaram, Tamil Nadu's Tirunelvel


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