Category: History

Strong Activist – Shri Jawaharlal Nehru – 1st Prime Minister of India

October 14, 2020 By Poonam Kushwaha

Shri Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964). Shri Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi’s father, was a leader of India’s nationalist movement and became India’s first prime minister after its independence. Shri Jawaharlal Nehru joined the Indian National Congress and joined Indian Nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi’s independence movement. In 1947, Pakistan was created as a new, independent country for Muslims. The British […]

Colorful Rajasthan The Land of Rajputs Since 1949

September 5, 2020 By Poonam Kushwaha

Rajasthan, meaning “The Abode of the Rajas,” was formerly called Rajputana, “The Country of the Rajputs” (sons of rajas [princes]). Before 1947, when India achieved independence from British rule, it comprised some two dozen princely states and chiefships, the small British-administered province of Ajmer-Merwara, and a few pockets of territory outside the main boundaries. After 1947 the princely states and chiefships […]

True – The Rohtang Tunnel world longest roadway (8.8km) Himachal Pradesh

September 1, 2020 By Poonam Kushwaha

The strategic Rohtang tunnel, which has been named after the late former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, is likely to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the month of September 2020! Recently, Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur announced that the strategic Atal Tunnel would be entirely completed by the end of September and […]

Since January 1950 – The Great Uttar Pradesh.

August 21, 2020 By Poonam Kushwaha

On January 26, 1950, when India became a republic, the state was given its present name, Uttar Pradesh (literally, “Northern State”). Its capital is Lucknow, in the west-central part of the state. Area 93,933 square miles (243,286 square km). It largely consists of a fertile plain which is featureless, and varies in elevation, rising up to 300 metres in the northwest, […]

INDEPENDENCE DAY(15 AUG 1947) – VICTORY ON BRITISH RULE

August 16, 2020 By RJ

Independence Day marks the end of British rule in 1947 and the establishment of a free and independent Indian nation. It also marks the anniversary of the partition of the subcontinent into two countries India and Pakistan, which occurred at midnight on August 14–15, 1947. It’s been 74 years India got Independence from the British rulers. The Indian Independence Movement was a series of activities with […]