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Maharashtra to begin ‘Jail Tourism’

The government of Maharashtra has decided to start a ‘jail tourism’ from the Yerawada prison of Pune. It will start on January 26, 2021. This initiative is being launched in the state with the aim of facilitating the people to visit and see the historical prisons in the state. This is being done as memories ..

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November 16: International Day for Tolerance

Every year, the International Day for Tolerance is celebrated on November 16 by the UNESCO and several other international organizations. The day is celebrated to increase awareness about importance of tolerance in the society. It also aims to increase awareness among people about the negative effects of intolerance. Highlights According to UNESCO, tolerance is an ..

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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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2019 edition of National Unity Day (NUD)

The 2019 edition of National Unity Day (NUD) is observed on 31st of October across India to commemorate 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patelwho had played important role in unifying the country. Since 2014, October 31st is observed as the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (or NUD) and people from all walks of life participate in ..

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‘Run for Unity’ organized in India

The event ‘Run for unity’ is being organised all over the country to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Lakhs of people from more than 700districts will take part in the events to be organized on the occasion. Sardar Patel is credited for the integration of over 550 independent princely states into India ..

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