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  • Find out what happened in India on “June 02” IMPORTANT DAYS: TELANGANA FORMATION DAY: Telangana Formation Day is celebrated on the formation of Telangana State on 2 June every year since 2014.The state of Telangana was officially formed on 2 June 2014. Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao was elected as the first chief minister of Telangana, following elections in which the Telangana Rashtra Samithi party secured a majority. ...
  • Find out what happened in India on “June 01” IMPORTANT DAYS: 1 – June-1980 GLOBAL DAY OF PARENTS: Since the 1980s, the important role of the family has increasingly come to the attention of the international community. The General Assembly adopted a number of resolutions and proclaimed the International Year of the Family and the International Day of Families. General Assembly in 2012, Global Day ...
  • Find out what happened in India on “30 may” IMPORTANT DAYS: 30 – May – 1987 FOUNDATION DAY OF GOA STATE: Goa is a state on the southwestern coast of India within the region known as the Konkan, and geographically separated from the Deccan highlands by the Western Ghats.  It is India’s smallest state by area and the fourth-smallest by population. Goa has the highest GDP ...
  • Find out what happened in India on “29 May” 29 – May 1948 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF 2020 THEME WOMEN IN PEACEKEEPING A KEY TO PEACE: This is the date when in 1948 the first UN peacekeeping mission named the “United Nations Truce Supervision Organization”, or UNTSO, began operations with  3,800 military, police and civilian personnel have lost their lives in the service of peace as a result ...
  • Find out what happened in India on“28 May” 28-May-1883 VINAYAK DAMODAR SAVARKAR “VEER SAVARKAR”, GREAT FREEDOM FIGHTER, SOCIAL REFORMER, POLITICIAN AND WRITER, WAS BORN AT BHAGUR VILLAGE NEAR NASIK: Vinayak Damodar Savarkar 28 May 1883 – 26 February 1966), commonly known as ‘Swatantryaveer Savarkar’ in Marathi language was an Indian independence activist and politician who formulated the Hindu nationalist philosophy of Hindutva. He was a leading ...
  • Find out what happened in India on 27 May 27-May-1964 PANDIT JAWAHARLAL NEHRU, FIRST PRIME MINISTER PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 74: Jawaharlal Nehru was born on 14 November 1889 in Allahabad in British India. His father, Motilal Nehru (1861–1931), a self-made wealthy barrister who belonged to the Kashmiri Pandit community, He was deid on 27 May 1964. He was an Indian independence activist, ...
  • Find out what happened in India on 26 May 26-May-1885 GOVINDAGRAJ (RAM GANESH GADKARI) COMEDY AUTHOR AND POET, WAS BORN: Ram Ganesh Gadkari (May 26, 1885 – January 23, 1919) was a Marathi poet, playwright, and humorist from Maharashtra, India. Gadkari produced four complete plays, three unfinished plays, 150 poems, and some humorous articles. (On the day of his death, he had finished writing just a ...
  • Find out what happened in India on 25 May 25-May-1991 JUSTICE J.S. VERMA OF THE SUPREME COURT APPOINTED TO PROBE INTO RAJIV GANDHI MURDER CASE:  Jagdish Sharan Verma was born on 18 January 1933 in satna, Madya Pradesh &  Verma died from multiple organ failure on 22 April 2013 at Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon at the age of 80. He was an Indian jurist who served as ...
  • Find out what happened in India on“24 May” 24-May-1813 KRISHNA MOHAN BANDOPADHYAY WAS BORN: Krishna Mohan Banerjee (24 May 1813 – 11 May 1885) at Shyampur, Kolkata, Bengal. He was a 19th-century Indian thinker who attempted to rethink Hindu philosophy, religion and ethics in response to the stimulus of Christian ideas. He himself became a Christian, and was the first president of the Bengal Christian ...
  • Find out what happened in India on“23 May” 23 – May – 1987 FOUNDATION DAY OF DAMAN AND DIU UT (1987): Daman and Diu UT it was the smallest federal division of India on the mainland. The territory comprised two distinct regions—Daman and Diu—that are geographically separated by the Gulf of Khambhat. For over 450 years, the coastal enclaves of Daman (Portuguese: Damão) and Diu on ...
  • Find out what happened in India on“22 May” 22 – May – 1992 INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY: The International Day for Biological Diversity (or World Biodiversity Day) is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. It is currently held on May 22. the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly in 1993 until 2000, it was held on December 29 to ...
  • Find out what happened in India on“21 May” 21 – May 1991 ANTI-TERRORISM DAY (INDIA) ALSO DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF RAJIV GANDHI: Rajiv Ratna Gandhi (20 August 1944 – 21 May 1991) was an Indian politician who served as the 6th Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989. On 23 June 1980, Rajiv’s younger brother Sanjay Gandhi died unexpectedly in an aeroplane crash.He took his oath ...
  • Find out what happened in India on“20 May” 20 – May 2017 WORLD BEE DAY: World Bee Day is celebrated on May 20. On this day Anton Janša, the pioneer of beekeeping, was born in 1734. The UN Member States approved Slovenia’s proposal to proclaim 20 May as World Bee Day in December 2017.The purpose of the international day is to acknowledge the role ...
  • Find out what happened in India on“19 May” 19-May-1904 JAMSHEDJI NASARVANJI TATA PASSED AWAY: Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata (3 March 1839 – 19 May 1904) was born in Navsari, a city in the south Gujarat. Jamsetji Tata and his family were a part of the minority group of Zoroastrians, or Parsees, who came to India from fleeing the persecution of Zoroastrians in Iran.was an Indian ...
  • Find out what happened in India on“18 May” 18-May-1945 B S CHANDRASEKHAR WAS BORN: Bhagwat Subramanya Chandrasekhar was born in 1945 in Mysore, where he had his primary education. He is an Indian former cricketer who played as a leg spinner. Bhagwat Chandrasekhar picked up 98 wickets in 14 wins at 19, with the strike rate down to 45. Exactly half of his 16 five-fors ...
  • Find out what happened in India on“17 May” 17 – May 1969 WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION DAY: World Telecommunication Day has been celebrated annually on 17 May since 1969, marking the founding of ITU and the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865. It was instituted by the Plenipotentiary Conference in Malaga-Torremolinos in 1973.The purpose of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is to help raise ...
  • Find out what happened in India on“16 May” 16 – May 1975 Foundation Day of Sikkim State: It was on 16 May 1975 that Sikkim, India’s least populous state officially became a part of India. It is for this cause that this day is celebrated as the Sikkim Day. In 1642 came under the rule of the Chogyal dynasty. In 1890, under the ...
  • Find out what happened in India on“15 May” 15-May-1817 Maharshi Devendranath Tagore was born: Debendranath Tagore (15 May 1817 – 19 January 1905) was a Bengali philosopher and religious savant,The original surname of the Tagores were Kushari. They were Rarhi Brahmins and originally belonged to a village named Kush in the district named Burdwan in West Bengal. Active in the ...