Partition of India Current Affairs, GK & News

August 14: Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on August 14, 2021 that, August 14 would now be observed as “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day”. Key Points The day would be observed every year to commemorate the “struggles and sacrifices” of millions of people who were displaced and lost their lives during Partition. On August 14, Pakistan emerged as ..

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UNHRC files in Supreme Court on Citizenship Amendment Act

On March 3, 2020, the United Nation Human Rights Commission moved to Supreme Court on the matter of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The commission has filed a case challenging CAA. India on the Move of UNHRC India believes that the CAA is an internal matter of the country. Also, according to India, CAA is constitutionally ..

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1st time after Partition, ‘Nagar Kirtan’ arrives from Pakistan to India

For 1st time after Independence (1947), ‘Nagar Kirtan’ carrying Guru Granth Sahib which was taken out from Nankana Sahib district of Punjab province of Pakistan, arrived at Attari in Amritsar, India. Nagar Kirtan is a religious procession. It will culminate at Sultanpur Lodhi in Kapurthala district of Punjab in India after passing through various cities ..

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Shawala Teja Singh temple in Pakistan opened for Hindus after 72 Years

Almost 1,000-year-old Shawala Teja Singh Temple located in Sialkot city of Pakistan, which was sealed for last 72 years, has been re-opened for devotees for the 1st time since partition. Decision to reopen temple was issued by Paksitan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Shawala Teja Singh Temple History: Shawala Teja Singh temple is an ancient Hindu ..

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Centre allows State Governments to put Enemy Properties to Public Use

The central government has allowed the state governments to put enemy properties into public use. The central government has amended the guidelines for disposal of the Enemy Property Order, 2018,  to facilitate usages of enemy property by the state government exclusively for public use. Enemy Properties Enemy properties are the properties of the people who ..

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