Indian National Congress (INC) Current Affairs, GK & News

TN to observe Periyar’s birth anniversary as Day of Social Justice

Tamil Nadu government has decided to celebrate the birth anniversary of reformist leader E V Ramasamy Periyar “Social Justice Day”. Highlights E V Ramasamy Periyar was born on September 17. This day will now be celebrated as ‘Social Justice Day’ every year. Periyar’s ideology was all about social justice, equality, self-respect, and rationalism. This laid ..

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Chauri Chaura Centenary celebrations to be inaugurated

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, will inaugurate the Chauri Chaura Centenary celebrations on February 4, 2021. The celebrations will be inaugurated by PM virtually and it will be held in Uttar Pradesh. Highlights On the occasion, the Prime Minister will also release a postal stamp that will be dedicated to the centenary year ..

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Governor’s rule imposed in Jammu and Kashmir

Governor’s rule has been imposed in the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). It was imposed after President Pranab Mukherjee approved the recommendation of J&K Governor N. N. Vohra as there is deadlock in the State over formation of a new government after state assembly election. Earlier, Governor had submitted a report to the President, ..

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National Flag designer Pingali Venkayya honoured

Freedom fighter and National Flag designer Pingali Venkayya was honoured by naming All India Radio(AIR) Vijayawada (in Andhra Pradesh) building after him. In this regard, Union Minister for Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs, M. Venkaiah Naidu unveiled the statue of Pingali Venkaiah, in the premises of AIR Vijayawada. On this occasion, minister also released a book ..

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