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The Veteran Feminist, Social Activist and writer passed away in private nursing home on January 30, 2020. She was known for her heroic oppressive practices involving women. She was a forefront fighter for women equality with men Highlights In 2016, she approached Mumbai High Court demanding enforcement of law to allow women in all Hindu ..
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The World Thrift Day (WTD) is celebrated every year on 31st October worldwide to promote savings and financial security of individual and nation as a whole. In India, due to death of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on the same day in 1984 this day is being celebrated on 30th October. The day was established ..
Noted environmentalist and social activist, Chandi Prasad Bhatt has been awarded the Indira Gandhi award for national integration for the years 2017 and 2018 in recognition for his services in promoting and preserving national integration in the country. This award is consists of a citation and Rs 10 lakh in cash to be given to ..
Topics: Activism • Chandi Prasad Bhatt • Chipko movement • Environmentalist • India • Indian Hindus • Indira Gandhi • Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration • Mahatma Gandhi • Sarla Behn • Uttarakhand
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has flagged off the nation-wide ‘Fit India Plog run’ at Indira Gandhi stadium in New Delhi to mark 150th Gandhi Jayanti. Plogging is a concept brings together fitness and cleanliness as participants pick up plastic and other waste from the road while jogging. The run is being organised at over ..
Topics: Activism • Environmental volunteering • Government of India • Indian Hindus • Indian people • Kiren Rijiju • Litter • Mahatma Gandhi • New Delhi • Physical exercise • Plogging • Waste collection
On the eve of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, India’s largest ‘charkha’ (the 1,650-kg spinning wheel) made of used plastic waste was inaugurated by Union Minister Smriti Irani in Noida. The ‘charkha’ symbolizes Gandhi’s dream of Swadeshi (self sufficing and self reliance). It measures 14 ft × 20 ft × 8ft and is made of ..