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Mahad Satyagraha 1927

Mahad Satyagraha was launched by Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on 20 March 1927 at Mahad in current Raigarh District of Maharashtra. Background to Mahad Satyagraha In 1926, Municipal Board of Mahad, Maharashtra passed orders to throw open the famous tank of Mahad city to all communities. Earlier, untouchables were not allowed to use water from Mahad ..

Influence of Indian Culture on Ethical Values

Indian culture plays an important role in inculcating ethical values. Indian values gave prime importance to right to happiness for all human beings. Indian culture is complex in nature and with diversity in religion and their customs we live with unity. The two most important tenets of Indian culture are human Values and Holism. Human ..

What is earliest evidence of Banking in Ancient India?

The History of Banking in India is as old as Vedic Civilization. For example, in Vedic age the loan deeds called rnapatra or rnalekhya were prevalent. Interest rates as well as usury (सूदखोरी ) was prevalent in Vedic India. The Vedic word Kusidin refers to an usurer. Manusmriti condemns usury  and calls it an acceptable ..