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    Dec. 25/ Birth Day: A Gem of the Bharat-Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    As the government named Atal Bihari Vajpayee for the Bharat Ratna, senior BJP leader L.K. Advani has said that the former prime minister's tenure at the helm was "blemishless" and he did not think that the 1999 Kargil conflict and the 2002 Gujarat riots could be considered negative points. Shri Advani, who was home minister and also deputy prime minister in the Vajpayee-led NDA government, said among all th ...

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    Dec. 25/Birth day: Bharat Ratna Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya

    Named for the Bharat Ratna, supreme civil honour of the country, Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya was born on December 25, 1861, at Allahabad. He belonged to a literate but poor financially family. He was the founder of Banaras Hindu University. The education of Madan Mohan Malaviya started at the age of 5. In 1879, He had completed his matriculation. He also completed law education but the earnest eagerness of ...

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    Swami Shraddhanand

    Swami Shraddhanand was born at Talwandi, District Jullundur, in the Punjab in 1856. His father Nanak Chand belonged to a middle class Khatri family, engaged in business in a small way. Nanak Chand received some education in Persian. When he had finished his education he left home in search of some lucrative job. It was not till after the birth of Munshi Ram that his father succeeded in getting a good job. H ...

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    Great Revolutinary and martyr : Ashfaqullah Khan

    Ashfaqullah Khan, a great freedom fighter, was born in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh in 1900. He was the son of Shafiqullah Khan. He was great revolutionary and martyr who sacrificed for the independence of the country. His name is written in golden letters in the history of Bharat. Ashfaqullah was the member of the revolutionary group whose leader was Ramparsad Bismil. He was best friend of Ramprasad Bismil ...

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    Thakkar Bapa

    Born on 29 November 1869, at Bhavnagar in Saurashtra, Amritlal, later on known as Thakkar Bapa, was the second son of Vithaldas Thakkar. He belonged to the (Goghari) Lohana Community a business community.Married to Mulibai, Vithaldas had one daughter, Jabiben and six sons, Parmanand, Amritlal, Maganlal, Manilal, Keshavlal and Narayanji. Vithladas was employed in a business firm on a meager salary. At the ag ...

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    Brahmrishi Devraha Baba

    Devraha Baba (died in 19 May 1990 also spelled Deoraha baba was an Bharatiya Siddha Yogi saint who lived beside the Yamuna river in Mathura. He was known as "ageless Yogi with a secular image" He was known as a sadhu who preached harmony between religious communities. Little is known about the early life of Devraha Baba, beyond that in the first half of 20th-century, he visited Mael, a town 20 km. south wes ...

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    Rohini Bhate, Sadhika of Kathak

    Rohini Bhate was born on November 14, 1924 at Patana(Bihar). She was the leading Kathak dancer in Bharat. She was among the senior most Kathak exponents of the country and a Fellow of Sangeet Natak Akademi. Rohini came from a middle-class Karhade Brahmin family. She was initially trained in Bharatanatyam under Guru Parvati Kumar. Later she specialised in Kathak under the guidance of Pandit Lacchu Maharaj an ...

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    A true friend of Vanvasis: Bhogi Lal Pandya

    Bhogilal Pandya (Pandyaji) was a notable freedom fighter and social worker from Dungarpur in Rajasthan. On 3 April 1976, the Bharat Sarcar conferred on Pandyaji the Padma Bhushan award for his social services. The Padma Bhushan is the third highest civilian award. It is awarded for distinguished service of a high order to the nation. For his selfless service to the nation and community and for championing e ...

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    The Ninth Guru of the Sikhs: Guru Teg Bahadur Ji

    Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Ji is the ninth Guru of the Sikhs. He was the youngest son of Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji. He was born on April 1st, 1621 at Amritsar. His mother was Bibi Nanki Ji. His birth name was Tyag Mal but keeping in view his courage and bravery, he was named Tegh Bahadur. At the time of his eternal rest, Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji bowed down saying, "Baba Bakale" ie. My successor is at Bakala. Gu ...

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    Moderen chanakya: Nanaji Deshmukh

    Chandikadas Amritrao Deshmukh also known as Nanaji Deshmukh (11 October 1916 – 27 February 2010) was a social activist. He worked in the fields of education, health, and rural self-reliance, and has been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan. He was a leader of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh and also a member of the Rajya Sabha. Deshmukh was born in Deshastha Brahmin family on 11 October 1916 in Kadoli, a small town ...

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