Mahatma Gandhi Current Affairs, GK & News

103 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

103 years ago, on 13th April 1919, the horrific Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place. To date, it is one of the country’s darkest days in history. On this day, General Reginald Dyer of the British Empire ordered his troops to fire upon the people who were protesting peacefully at Jallianwala Bagh. The firing by the ..

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World Leprosy Day

Every year, the World Leprosy Day is celebrated on the last Sunday of January. This year, the day was celebrated on January 30, 2022. It is marked by the World Health Organization and also by several other international organizations. The day aims to create awareness about the disease. It calls to end leprosy related discrimination. ..

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India assisted projects in Mauritius

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched series of projects in Mauritius. India is to assist the neighbour in implementing these projects. The projects were launched virtually by PM Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth. About the Projects Civil Service College 8 MW Solar Photo Voltaic Farm. This was launched on the side lines of ..

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Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Conference 2022

The Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas is also called Non – Resident Indian Day. It is celebrated on January 9 every year. It is celebrated to encourage the overseas Indian community to reconnect with their roots. Why is it celebrated on January 9? On January 9, 1915, Mahatma Gandhi returned to India from South Africa. He travelled ..

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79 years of Quit India Movement

Union Minister of Culture, Tourism, and Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) inaugurated an exhibition on August 8, 2021 to mark 79th anniversary of the ‘Quit India Movement’ at National Archives of India in New Delhi. Highlights Exhibition on the Movement has been put up at National Archives of India as a part of ‘Azadi ..

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