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When was launched the Wardha Educational Conference ?

On July 31, 1937, Gandhi had published an article in the Harijan. Based upon this article, an all India National Education Conference was held on October 22 and 23, 1937, which was called the Wardha Educational Conference. The following resolutions were taken at the Wardha Educational Conference Free and compulsory education to be provided for ..

Which political party published Vanguard?

Vanguard was mouthpiece of Radical Democratic Party which was founded by M N Roy. Its editor was Ram Singh.

Which Asoka Pillars Inscription talks about taxation?

Rummindei Pillar Inscription says that The Beloved of the Gods, the king Piyadassi, when he had been consecrated twenty years, came in person find referenced the place where Buddha Sakyamuni was born. He caused a stone enclosure to be made and a stone pillar to be erected. As the Lord was born here in the ..

In which year Bombay Primary Education Act was passed?

Bombay Primary Education Act was the first act in India via which the state accepted the principle of compulsory primary education in a province. The Bill was introduced in the Legislative assembly of Bombay by Vitthal Bhai patel and, the bill got passed as Bombay Primary Education Act 1918.

Who had introduced a bill in the Imperial legislative Assembly for Compulsory Education?

Gopal Krishna Gokhale had introduced a bill in the Imperial legislative Assembly in 1911 to implement the principle of compulsory primary education for children of 6-10 years age. The bill got failed and was defeated in 1892, March by 38-13.

Who was the Constitutional head of India during the period of 1947-50?

During the transition period from 1947 to 1950, King George VI was the Constitutional head of country. He was also the last Emperor of Modern India. C. Rajagopalachari served as the Governor-General of India during this period. On January 26, 1950, Rajendra Prasad was elected as the president of India by the members of the ..

Who established Tattvabodhini Sabha and Adi Brahmo Samaj?

This is a very interesting question. We all must be aware that Raja Rammohan Roy stood for a rational approach to the religion. He was deeply touched by the monotheism and one God doctrine of other religions. He attacked Idol worship and propounded the theory of “One God for all religions and humanity”. Raja Rammohun ..

When in India, the British were given permission to struck coins?

The permission to mint and issue coins in India was first given to the British East India Company in 1685 AD. Initially they minted coins from Mumbai and issued Gold coins, silver coins as well as Copper Coins. The Gold coins were of Indian type and Silver and Copper Coins were of European type. The ..