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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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October 2: International Day of Non-Violence

The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on October 2 commemorating the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007. The day is marked to spread the message of non-violence through public awareness and education. Highlights The day reflects universal respect for Mahatma Gandhiji. It is ..

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India pays homage to Bhagat Singh on his birth anniversary

On September 28, 2020, India paid homage to Bhagat Singh on his birth anniversary. Prime Minister Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. About Bhagat Singh Bhagat Singh was an Indian Socialist revolutionary who shot 21-year old British Police officer John Saunders in Lahore. Background In 1928, Simon Commission was set up by the British Government. ..

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Raghuram Rajan to Get Yashwantrao Chavan National Award

Raghuram Rajan, former governor of RBI has been chosen for the ‘Yashwantrao Chavan National Award 2018’ by Yashwantrao Chavan Prathisthan for his contribution to economic development. Raghuram Rajan will be presented with the award at the 106th birth anniversary of Yashwantrao Chavan on March 12. Raghuram Rajan is credited with steering Indian economy during turbulent ..

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