PM Narendra Modi on February 28, paid tribute to former PM Morarji Desai on his 176th birth anniversary. "He made extensive efforts to make India more prosperous. He always emphasized probity in public life," tweeted PM Modi. Notably, Desai was born on February 29, 1896, and took part in the freedom struggle movement. Desai was the fourth PM between 1977 and 1976 and died on April 10, 1995.
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the150th birth anniversary celebration of Srimad Bhakti Sidhanta Saraswati Goswami Prabhupad, on February 20. The three-long year celebration will witness traditional events and several other religious activities. However, the President Kovind emphasized on the importance of religion and welfare of humanity. Apart from Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, several other great personalities took part to strengthen the… read-more
On February 19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute and remembered the great Maratha empire founder Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his birth anniversary. The PM said that he inspired many people and will be remembered for generations. Taking to Twitter PM said, "His outstanding leadership and emphasis on social welfare have been inspiring people for generations." Notably, on February 19, 1630, Chhatrapati Shivaji was born at Shivneri… read-more
On January 28, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to 'Punjab Kesari' Lala Lajpat Rai on his birth anniversary. PM Modi took to Twitter and remembered his contribution and said, "The story of his courage, struggle and dedication in the freedom movement will always be remembered by the countrymen" Lala Lajpat Rai was born on January 28, 1865, and played a pivotal role in India’s Independence movement.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on January 23 appealed the central government to declare Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary as a national holiday. She said,"If it happens, entire nation can pay tribute to the national leader". She called Netaji as an epitome of patriotism, courage, leadership, unity and brotherhood. Notably, Subhas Chandra Bose was born on January 23, 1897, who played a vital role in India's freedom movement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 12, paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary. The PM said that he devoted his life working towards nation-building and national regeneration. "Let us keep working together to fulfill the dreams he had for our nation," the PM tweeted. On January 12, National Youth Day is celebrated across the country. Meanwhile, PM Modi will inaugurate the 25th National Youth Festival in Puducherry.
PM Narendra Modi is going to inaugurate 25th National Youth Festival, on Swami Vivekanand's 159th birth anniversary, on January 12. The event would be organised on January 13, across India, to strengthen youths of India towards better, enhanced India, to unleash true potential of demographic dividends. The event will be attended by youth representative of every district, across India. Moreover, PM Modi will take suggestions from youths for… read-more
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 9, extended greetings on the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, 10th guru of the Sikh religion. "I will always cherish the fact that our Government got the opportunity to mark his 350th Prakash Utsav," PM Modi tweeted. Earlier Union Minister Rajnath Singh also extended greetings. Meanwhile, the DDMA has given relaxation in weekend lockdown and allowed devotees to offer prayers at Gurudwaras.
On the 55th birth anniversary of actor Irrfan Khan, his wife Sutapa Sikdar had revealed that a day before his demise she and her friends sung a song for Irrfan. Sutapa recalled the songs that she sang to Irrfan was "Lag ja Gale, Aaj Jaane Ki Zidd Na Karo. He was unconscious but he had tears rolling down." Irrfan died on April 29, 2020, due to cancer in Mumbai.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on January 5, paid tribute to Uttar Pradesh's former chief minister Kalyan Singh on his birth anniversary and called him a "main pillar of Indian Politics." "I bow to former CM of Uttar Pradesh Kalyan Singh Ji on his birth anniversary. My heartfelt tribute to him," Rajnath Singh Tweeted in Hindi. The two-time CM passed away on August 21, 2021, in Lucknow after multi-organ failure.