Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Extends Greeting On Makar Sankranti, Bhogi, Magh Bihu, & Pongal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 14, extended greetings on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Bhogi, Magh Bihu, and Pongal. "Across India, we are marking different festivals which signify India’s vibrant cultural diversity. My greetings on these festivals," PM Modi tweeted. PM links Makar Sankranti with nature, wishes good health on Bhogi, and synonym Pongal to the vibrant culture. Makar Sankranti, Pongal, and Bhogi are celebrated on … read-more

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 01:55 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: PM Modi, makar sankranti, Magh Bihu, Pongal, Twitter

Courtesy: Republic World

All Assam Transgender Association

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Assam: Transgender Association Shares Video For Social Inclusion

In an awareness move, the All Assam Transgender Association (AATA) released a video that appeals to people for their inclusion in festivals and other occasions. Titled as ‘Ami Tritiyo’ (We, the Third), it was produced with the help of Assam’s social welfare department and was released ahead of ‘Magh Bihu.’ Jointly developed by AATA and North East Voluntary Association of Rural Development, the video aims to scrap gender discrimination against… read-more

Sat, 02 Jan 2021 - 04:01 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Transgender, transgender community, Magh Bihu, Discrimination, Gender Equality, Assam

Courtesy: Hindustan Times