Hola Mohalla is a Sikh festival celebrated for three days in March, usually a day after the Hindu festival of Holi. The festival takes place on the second day of the lunar month of Chett. People from all over the ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Every year the International Buddhist Confederation operating under Ministry of Culture, GoI celebrates Dharma Chakra Day. The day is celebrated to commemorate Lord Buddha’s first sermon to his first five asceptic disciples. Highlights The day is celebrated by the Buddhists ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
On March 25, 2020, 11 people were killed in a terror attack that targeted a “Dharmashala” in Kabul. The Dharamshala is reported to have sizeable number of Hindu and Sikh minorities. The Islamic State Organization has claimed to take responsibility ..
The Minorities Rights Day was celebrated by the National Commission for Minorities in India in order to focus religious harmony and better understanding of the minority communities in the country. On December 18, 1992, the United Nations adopted the Individual’s ..
Minorities Rights Day is observed every year on 18th December in India, with the aim that the normal individual rights as applied to members of a class, religious, ethnic, racial, linguistic or gender and sexual minorities are also accorded to ..
This year on 19 November marks the 102nd birth anniversary of Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi. Popularly known as ‘Iron lady’ of India was born on 19 November 1917 in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad. She was elected in power 1966 and served as ..