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Quit India Movement

In July 1942, the Congress Working Committee met at Wardha. Here a long resolution was passed that demanded that the “British Rule in India must end immediately”. This resolution was an outcome of the change in attitude of Congress and Gandhi himself towards British. The attitude changed because in the Second World War the Japanese ..

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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PM Modi releases Hindi Translation of Odisha Itihaas

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently released the Hindi translation of “Odisha Itihaas”. The book is available in Odia and English so far. It was translated to Hindi by Shankarlal Purohit. About Odisha Itihaas The book was written by Utkal Keshari Dr Harekrushna Mahatab. He wrote the book Odisha Itihaas in Ahmednagar Fort Jail. He ..

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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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