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Lala Lajpat Rai and the Brave Demonstration against the Simon Commission

28 Jan, 2022

"Every blow aimed at me is a nail in the coffin of British Imperialism… I do not know whether I shall remain, but you should never worry. My spirit after me will go on exhorting you to make more sacrifices for liberty". "Sara Shareer Lahu Se Bhiga Diya,Par Buzdilee...

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Swami Vivekanada and the National Youth Day

12 Jan, 2022

"…Only one kind of work I understand, and that is doing good to others; all else is doing evil. I therefore prostrate myself before the Lord Buddha…" Swami Vivekananda Swami Vivekananda served as one of the most inspiring intellectual fervor behind the...

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The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) Mumbai Foundation Day and Shakti (The Si...

23 Dec, 2021

In the year 1949, the idea to develop a national art gallery was proposed for the very first time. On 29 Mar 1954, Dr S Radhakrishanan (Hon'ble Vice-President of India) inaugurated National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) at the Jaipur House, New Delhi. NGM...

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The National Museum Foundation Day and The Central Asian Antiquities Museum

18 Dec, 2021

A tribute to Late Dr. Binoy Kumar Sahay In May 1946, the Maurice Gwyer Committee prepared the blueprint for establishing the National Museum in Delhi. In the year 1949, The National Museum was inaugurated in the Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi, by C. Raja...

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1857: First War of Independence

17 Dec, 2021

The year 1857 witnessed the first war of independence, which is perhaps one of the defining moments of Indian freedom struggle. Scholars and historians ascribe many causes and among these causes one that triggered the chain of incidents was reaction of the Indian so...

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Dr. B R Ambedkar and Mahaparinirvan Diwas

06 Dec, 2021

Signed Letter from B R Ambedkar to the Home Member dated 24th February 1944Source: National Archives of India Dr. B R Ambedkar, the Father of the Indian Constitution, was born on 14 April 1891. Being a great leader, he was the one who inspired the Moder...

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Tribal Leaders and Freedom Movement

13 Nov, 2021

Read about tribal freedom fighters and their role in the Freedom Movement  S. No.  Name  State Movement  Start Year Details  1 Tilka Manjhi Bihar The Manjhi Revolt of 1785 1785 Determined to defend his people and land, Tilka organized the Adivasis ...

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Banned Literature by Raj : 'Netaji ke Saathi', by Imdad Sabri

30 Sep, 2021

Source: National Archives of India Banned Literature by Raj : A Book from 1946, 'Netaji ke Saathi' and the Writer Imdad Sabri 'Netaji ke Saathi', one of the rare books declassified by the National Archives of India, was a publication that was banned by...

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Satyagraha Gita and Uttar Satyagraha Gita

20 Sep, 2021

First major Sanskrit work published from Europe and its continuation in the form of 47 cantos on the life of the Father of the Nation Pandita Kshama Devi Rao was a learned Sanskrit scholar, who wrote many texts in Sanskrit, English and Marathi. Satyagraha Gita wa...

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A Post Card from Jail, 25 April 1944:

04 Sep, 2021

Source: NMML A Post Card from Jail, 25 April 1944:Post Card to Jaggi Devi by her husband, the peasant leader Baba Ramchandra Originally named Shridhar Balwant Jodhpurkar, Baba Ramchandra was born in a small village in Gwalior Estate (1864). Concealing hi...

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Boodha Bargad: A silent witness to colonial brutality

31 Aug, 2021

Boodha Bargad is a silent testimony to the hard times which our Freedom Fighters have faced. The English officers were baffled after the incidents of Sattichorra and Bibighar. Every Indian citizen of Kanpur city was on the colonial radar. Meanwhile the ruthless...

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Rashtragaan : Record your video and upload

01 Aug, 2021

As we commemorate 75 years of India’s independence, let us come together to celebrate the spirit of India & sing the National Anthem. Go to WWW.RASHTRAGAAN.IN , upload your video singing the ‘Rashtragaan’ & be a part of history in the mak...

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Jhansi Regiment Case in Army

05 Jul, 2021

The Rani of Jhansi Regiment was the Women's Regiment of the Indian National Army, with the aim of overthrowing the British Raj in colonial India. It was one of the all-female combat regiments of the Second World War. Led by Lakshmi Sahgal),the unit was raised in July 19...

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