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Revolt of 1857

Revolt of 1857 Context: The skeletons of 282 Indian soldiers who participated in the country’s First War of Independence in 1857 were found during the excavation near Amritsar. Background: The revolt of 1857 marked the formal start of the fight for independence from British colonial […]

Anang Tal, Mehrauli

Anang Tal, Mehrauli Context: • Celebrating World Heritage Day on 19th April 2022, National Monuments Authority organized a unique Heritage Walk around the historical Anang Tal, Mehrauli, an 11th Century mini lake. About: • This is a 11th Century mini lake built by the founder […]

Shaheed Diwas

Shaheed Diwas Context: ·       The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru on the occasion of the Shaheed Diwas. About: ·       Shaheed Diwas, also known as Martyrs’ Day, honours the valour and commitment of those who sacrificed their […]

Swadesh Darshan scheme

Swadesh Darshan scheme Context: • The Ministry of Tourism under its Swadesh Darshan scheme since its inception has sanctioned 76 projects under 13thematic circuits including ‘Buddhist theme’ for development of tourism infrastructure in the country. • The projects under the scheme were identified for development […]

Dandi March

Dandi March Context: • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and all the eminent persons who marched to Dandi in order to protest injustice and protect our nation’s self-esteem. Background: • In early 1930 Gandhi decided to mount a […]

Lachit Borphukan

Lachit Borphukan Context: President Ram Nath Kovind recently inaugurated the year-long celebration of the 400th birth anniversary of Lachit Borphukan, commander of the Ahom forces and an icon of Assamese nationalism.   About Lachit Borphukan He was a commander in the Ahom kingdom. Known for his leadership in the 1671 Battle […]

Morarjibhai Desai

Morarjibhai Desai Context: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid homage to former Prime Minister, Shri Morarjibhai Desai.   About: Morarji Ranchhodji Desai was an Indian independence activist and politician who served as the 4th PM  of India between 1977 and 1979 leading the government formed by the […]

Veer Savarkar

Veer Savarkar   Context:   The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to freedom fighter Veer Savarkar on his Punya tithi. Born on May 28, 1883 in Bhagur, a city in Maharashtra’s Nashik. He was against foreign goods and propagated the idea of Swadeshi. In […]

Anglo-Abor war

Anglo-Abor war Context: The Prime Minister praised Arunachal Pradesh for promoting the feeling of patriotism and social harmony and also for preserving the cultural legacy of the country. He paid tributes to the martyrs from Arunachal Pradesh  who laid down their lives for the country. […]