Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti is a festival and public holiday of the Indian state of Maharashtra. This festival is celebrated on February 19 (according to Julian date), celebrating the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the first Chhatrapati and founder of the Maratha Empire, Some people celebrate this day by Hindu Calendar in Maharashtra.
Emergence: February 12, 1809 Demise: April 15, 1865 Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War, the country’s greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. He succeeded in preserving theContinue reading “REMEMBERING ABRAHAM LINCOLN”
Netaji Jayanti (aka Parakram Diwas) : 23 January Parakram Diwas (Bravery Day) is celebrated in India on 23 January. It was introduced by the Government of India in 2021 ahead of Netaji SubhasChandra Bose’s birth anniversary. Netaji Jayanti is observed as Parakram Diwas for the first time in 2021 on his 125th birth anniversary. SubhasContinue reading “PARAKRAM DIWAS”
Guru Gobind Singh (22 December 1666 – 7 October 1708), born Gobind Rai, was the tenth Sikh Guru, a spiritual master, warrior, poet and philosopher. When his father, Guru Tegh Bahadur, was executed by Aurangzeb, Guru Gobind Singh was formally installed as the leader of the Sikhs at the age of nine, becoming the tenthContinue reading “GURU GOBIND SINGH JAYANTI”
Muhammad Ali (January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer, activist, entertainer and philanthropist. Nicknamed The Greatest, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated figures of the 20th century and as one of the greatest boxers of all time. Happy birth anniversary!
National Youth Day is celebrated on 12 January being the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. In 1984 the Government of India declared this day as National Youth Day and since 1985 the event is celebrated in India every year. Swami Vivekananda the One of the Most Famous Philosopher or Monk in the World. Swami Vivekananda wasContinue reading “NATIONAL YOUTH DAY”
World Braille Day is an international day on 4 January and celebrates awareness of the importance of braille as a means of communication in the full realization of the human rights for blind and visually impaired people. The date for the event was chosen by the United Nations General Assembly via a proclamation in NovemberContinue reading “WORLD BRAILLE DAY”
Emergence: 29 December 1942 Demise: 18 July 2012 Rajesh Khanna (popularly known as kaka) was an Indian actor, film producer and politician who is best known for his work in the Hindi cinema. He is referred to as the “First Superstar” of Indian cinema. He starred in 15 consecutive solo hit films from 1969 toContinue reading “REMEMBERING KAKA”
Emergence: 28 December 1952 Demise: 24 August 2019 Arun Jaitley was an Indian politician and attorney. A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Jaitley served as the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of the Government of India from 2014 to 2019. Jaitley previously held the cabinet portfolios of Finance, Defence, Corporate Affairs, Commerce andContinue reading “🙏 REMEMBERING ARUN JAITLEY 🙏”
Good Governance Day (India): 25 December Emergence: 25 December 1924 Demise: 16 August 2018 Good Governance Day is observed in India annually on the twenty-fifth day of December, the birth anniversary of former-Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.bGood Governance Day was established in 2014 to honor Prime Minister Vajpayee by fostering awareness among the Indian peopleContinue reading “GOOD GOVERNANCE DAY: REMEMBERING ATAL JI”
Christmas Day ~ 25 December Christmas (or the Feast of the Nativity) is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is preceded by the season ofContinue reading “🎅🌲MERRY CHRISTMAS🌲🎅”
Mohammed Rafi Emergence: 24 December 1924 Demise: 31 July 1980 Mohammed Rafi was an Indian film playback singer. He is considered as one of the greatest and most influential singers of the Indian subcontinent. Rafi was notable for his versatility and range of voice; his songs varied from fast peppy numbers to patriotic songs, sadContinue reading “🙏🌺 REMEMBERING MOHAMMED RAFI 🌺🙏”
Farmers’ Day is an annual observance in various countries to celebrate the national contributions of farmers and all doing agriculture. In India it is observed on December 23. The National Farmers’ Day in India is also known as Kisan Divas in Hindi. It is is celebrated every year on 23 December, on the birthday ofContinue reading “KISAN DIVAS ~ FARMERS’ DAY”
The Indian government declared 22 December to be National Mathematics Day. This was announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 26 February 2012 at Madras University,to mark the 125th anniversary of the birth of the Indian mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan (22 Dec 1887- 26 Apr 1920). On this occasion Singh also announced that 2012 wouldContinue reading “NATIONAL MATHEMATICS DAY”
Raj Kapoor (born Shrishti Nath Kapoor;14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988) was an Indian film actor, producer and director of Indian cinema. He is widely regarded as the greatest showman in the history of Indian cinema and entertainment. He received multiple accolades, including three National Film Awards and 11 Filmfare Awards in India. TheContinue reading “REMEMBERING RAJ KAPOOR”