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.
Vasant Panchami, also called (Saraswati Puja) is a festival that marks the preparation for the arrival of spring. The festival is celebrated by people in various ways depending upon the region in the life in the Indian subcontinent. Vasant Panchami also marks the start of preparation for Holika and Holi, which take place forty daysContinue reading “HAPPY VASANT PANCHAMI”
Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14. It was originated as a Roman Catholic feast day honouring Saint Valentine and, through later folk traditions, has become a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions of theContinue reading “SAINT VALENTINES WEEK”
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”
International Day of Education: 24 January International Day of Education is an annual international observance day held on January 24 and is dedicated to education. On December 3, 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming January 24 as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for bringing globalContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDUCATION”
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!
Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan or Maghi or simply Sankranti, is a festival day in the Hindu calendar, dedicated to the deity Surya (sun). It is observed each year in the lunar month of Magha which corresponds with the month of January as per the Gregorian calendar and is a day the people of India andContinue reading “HAPPY MAKAR SANKRANTI”
Lohri is a popular Punjabi winter folk festival celebrated primarily in the Punjab region. The significance and legends about the Lohri festival are many and these link the festival to the Punjab region. It is believed by many that the festival commemorates the passing of the winter solstice. Lohri marks the end of winter, andContinue reading “LOHRI”
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Hindi: प्रवासी भारतीय दिवस, English: Non-Resident Indian Day) is a celebratory day observed (starting in 2001) on 9 January by the Republic of India to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai onContinue reading “PRAVASI BHARATIYA DIVAS”
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”
May this year bring you more peace and joy than ever before… Happy New Year 2021!
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🌲🎅”
Christmas Eve ~ 24 December Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus. Christmas Day is observed around the world, and Christmas Eve is widely observed as a full or partial holiday in anticipation of Christmas Day. Together, both days are considered one of theContinue reading “CHRISTMAS EVE”