Begum Akhtar received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for vocal music and was awarded Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan (posthumously) by the government of India.
We are all aware of Gandhi’s role in India’s independence without any violence. October 2 is also observed as the International Day of non-violence as directed by the UN General Assembly.
International Day of Non-Violence 2020: On 15 June 2007, the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish 2 October as the International Day of Non-Violence.
International Translation Day 2020: The idea of an officially recognized International Translation Day was introduced by FIT in the year 1991 to show solidarity of the translation community worldwide.
The 13th Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh is one of the most knowledgeable people of our country, he is also called the father of the liberal economy in India.
Daughter’s Day 2020: Some women have made a huge difference in the lives of ordinary Indian females by their never ending effort. Here are 10 famous feminists that we look at today.
Born in Uttar Pradesh’s Balia in 1956, Harivansh Narayan Singh has spent over four decades as a Hindi journalist, working across Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Bihar, and West Bengal.
It is said that Guru Nanak traveled entire Asia and taught people about ‘one God’ and that the God constitutes the eternal truth and he resides in his creations.
In 1955, Dr. Bhagawan Das was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award for his achievements in literature and education.
MF Hussain Birth anniversary: His paintings depicted different social and mythology issues. Hussain was a self-taught artist who started his career by painting posters of the entertainment industry.
Born on 12 September 1912, Feroze Gandhi was an Indian freedom fighter, politician, and journalist.
In 1748, Ahilyabai Holkar broke societal norms by marrying her daughter to Yashwantrao – a poor but a brave man.
The day is commemorated every year to bring youth issues to the attention of the international community.
Jindal also chose public life to serve the nation. He became an MLA in 1991, and MP in 1996. He was made Haryana Power Minister in 2005.
An Indian revolutionary, Ram Prasad Bismil was associated with Arya Samaj where he got inspired by Satyarth Prakash by Swami Dayanand Saraswati.
National Teacher and freedom fighter, Pandurang Sadashiv Sane was also known as Sane Guruji by his students and followers.
In India, 24 April is considered historic as it is observed as National Panchayati Raj Day. Every year it is celebrated since the passing of the Constitution Act (73rd Amendment), 1992 came into force from 24 April, 1993.
It was in 1982 that the ICOMOS suggested that April 18 should be celebrated as the International Day for Monuments and Sites.
In order to ensure the freedom of the next generation, many Indian soldiers gave their lives in the name of independence. One such freedom fighter is Mangal Pandey.