REMEMBERING ABRAHAM LINCOLN

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”

MARTYRS’ DAY

Martyr’s Day (India): 30 January In India, there are six days declared as Martyrs’ Day (at national level also known as Sarvodaya day). They are named in honour of those who are recognised as martyrs for the nation. 30 January is the date observed in the national level. The date was chosen as it marksContinue reading “MARTYRS’ DAY”

REMEMBERING MUHAMMAD ALI

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!

WORLD BRAILLE 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”

REMEMBERING KAKA

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”

πŸ™ REMEMBERING ARUN JAITLEY πŸ™

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 “πŸ™ REMEMBERING ARUN JAITLEY πŸ™”

GOOD GOVERNANCE DAY: REMEMBERING ATAL JI

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”

πŸ™πŸŒΊ REMEMBERING MOHAMMED RAFI πŸŒΊπŸ™

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 “πŸ™πŸŒΊ REMEMBERING MOHAMMED RAFI πŸŒΊπŸ™”

NATIONAL MATHEMATICS 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”

REMEMBERING RAJ KAPOOR

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”

REMEMBERING NELSON MANDELA

Emergence: 18 July 1918 Demise: 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused onContinue reading “REMEMBERING NELSON MANDELA”

πŸ™ TRIBUTE TO PUNJAB KESARI πŸ™

LALA LAJPAT RAI Emergence: 28 January 1865 Demise: 17 November 1928 Lala Lajpat Rai was an Indian freedom fighter. He played a pivotal role in the Indian Independence movement. He was popularly known as Punjab Kesari. He was one of the three Lal Bal Pal triumvirate. He was also associated with activities of Punjab NationalContinue reading “πŸ™ TRIBUTE TO PUNJAB KESARI πŸ™”

REMEMBRANCE DAY / POPPY DAY

Remembrance Day: 11 November Remembrance Day (sometimes known informally as Poppy Day owing to the tradition of the remembrance poppy) is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth member states. Remembrance Day has been observed since the end of the First World War to remember armed forces members who have died in the line of duty.Continue reading “REMEMBRANCE DAY / POPPY DAY”

BIPIN CHANDRA PAL

Bipin Chandra Pal was a Freedom fighter, Journalist, Politician, Writer, Indian independence movement activist, Orator and Social reformer. Emergence: 7 November 1858 Demise: 20 May 1932 Bipin Chandra Pal, known as ‘Father of Revolutionary Thoughts’ was born on November 7, 1858, at Sylhet district in British ruled India presently in Bangladesh. He was among theContinue reading “BIPIN CHANDRA PAL”

πŸ™πŸŒΌ REMEMBRANCE πŸŒΌπŸ™

A tribute to the iron man and iron lady of India. Vallabhbhai Patel – The iron man of India Emergence: 31 October 1875 Demise: 15 December 1950 Indira Gandhi – The iron lady of India Emergence: 19 November 1917 Demise: 31 October 1984