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Chauri Chaura centenary celebrations

• Chauri Chaura Incident took place on 4 February 1922 at Chauri Chaura in Gorakhpur district of United Province, when a large group of protesters participating in Non-Cooperation Movement (NCM) clashed with police who opened fire. • In retaliation, demonstrators…

Patharughat uprising

• Every year on January 28, the government and local people pay respects to the martyrs of the Patharughat uprising. About: • Nearly Twenty-five years before the Jallianwallah Bagh massacre (1919), more than a hundred peasants fell to the bullets…

Joy Bangla

• Ahead of the upcoming Legislative Assembly elections in West Bengal, the ruling All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) is engaged in Bengal sub-nationalism with its use of the slogan ‘Joy Bangla’. About: • Joy Bangla is a salutation, slogan and…

Sree Narayana Guru

• Vice President of India launched a book of poems, “Not Many, But One” (Two Volumes), an English translation of poems of Sree Narayana Guru by Prof G.K. Sasidharan. About: • Narayana Guru (1855 – 1928) was a philosopher, spiritual…

Risa

• Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has of late made it his style statement to sport the Risa. The Biplab Deb government is now eyeing to promote Risa as the signature textile of Tripura nationally. About: • Risa is…