Indian Heritage & Culture

HakkiPikki Tribe of Karnataka

HakkiPikki Tribe of Karnataka HakkiPikki Tribe of Karnataka Recently, it was observed that some people of the HakkiPikki tribe in Karnataka survived the COVID-19 outbreak. Because of which this tribe has become the subject of discussion. HakkiPikki Tribe: The HakkiPikki tribes are semi-nomadic tribal people, the tribe consists of four dynasties – Gujarati, Kaliwala, Mewada, …

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Gopal Krishna Gokhale’s Birth Anniversary

Gopal Krishna Gokhale’s Birth Anniversary Gopal Krishna Gokhale’s birth anniversary On 9 May, the Prime Minister paid tribute to the birth anniversary of ‘Gopal Krishna Gokhale’. Gopal Krishna Gokhale was born on 9th May Introduction He was a freedom fighter, philanthropist, thinker, and reformer. Mahadev Govind Ranade was his teacher. Gokhale has been called the …

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160th Birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore

160th Birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore 160th Birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore’s 160th birth anniversary was celebrated across the country on May 7th, He is known as a world famous poet, litterateur and philosopher. He was born on 7thMay,1861 in the Bengal Presidency of British India, now known as Calcutta. Keypoints: Rich in …

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Anniversary of Pulayar community deity ‘Veerapattan’

Anniversary of Pulayar community deity ‘Veerapattan’ Anniversary of Pulayar community deity ‘Veerapattan’ Recently, an annual festival of their local deity ‘Veerabhadra’ has been celebrated by the tribal of the ‘Pulaiyar community’ of Tamil Nadu. About Pulayar Community: Most of the tribal of the Pulayar community live in two settlements (Kattupatti and Kuzhipatti) on the border …

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Birth Centenary of ‘Satyajit Ray’ Celebration

Birth Centenary of ‘Satyajit Ray’ Celebration Birth Centenary of ‘Satyajit Ray’ Celebration The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India has recently said that the birth centenary of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray will be celebrated throughout the year. The purpose of the centenary celebrations organized by the government is to pay tribute to the …

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Shri Ramanujacharya birth anniversary

Shri Ramanujacharya birth anniversary Shri Ramanujacharya birth anniversary Recently the Vice President paid tribute to the great philosopher, saint and social reformer, Shri Ramanujacharya ji on his birth anniversary. The Vice-President said that Ramanujacharya was a great proponent of Vedanta and Vaishnavism, who also preaches the message of universal brotherhood. Ramanuja or Ramanujacharya   Ramanujacharya …

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Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: 46th Death Anniversary

Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: 46th Death Anniversary Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: 46th Death Anniversary On 17 April, the death anniversary of the first Vice President of Independent India, and the second President, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, was celebrated. Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan  Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on 5 September 1888 in Tiruttani village of Chittoor district of the then …

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Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 102nd Anniversary

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 102nd Anniversary Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 102nd Anniversary Recently the Prime Minister paid tribute to the martyrs on the 102nd anniversary of the JallianwalaBagh massacre. In addition, on the occasion of the 130th Foundation Day of the National Archives of India, an exhibition addressing the centenary of the “JallianwalaBagh massacre” has also inaugurated. …

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Baba Saheb’s 130th birth anniversary: “Equality Day”

Baba Saheb’s 130th birth anniversary: “Equality Day” Baba Saheb’s 130th birth anniversary: “Equality Day” On 14 April, on the occasion of the 130th birth anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, the Prime Minister and the President paid tribute. It is to be noted that this day is also called “Ambedkar Remembrance Day” and since the year …

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The Vice President has greeted the people of the nation on New Year.

The Vice President has greeted the people of the nation on New Year The Vice President has greeted the people of the nation on New Year. On the occasion of various festivals held in the month of April, the Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has extended best wishes to the countrymen. It is to …

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Jyoti Rao Phule – 195th Birth Anniversary

Jyoti Rao Phule – 195th Birth Anniversary Jyoti Rao Phule – 195th Birth Anniversary On 11 April, the Prime Minister has paid tribute to the great social reformer, thinker, philosopher and writer Mahatma JyotibaPhule on his birth anniversary. The Prime Minister said that Mahatma JyotibaPhule remained committed to the education and empowerment of women throughout …

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Celebration of 400thPrakash Parv of Guru Tegh Bahadur

Celebration of 400thPrakash Parv of Guru Tegh Bahadur Celebration of 400thPrakash Parv of Guru Tegh Bahadur Recently a high level committee meeting was organized to celebrate the 400th Prakash Parv of Guru Tegh Bahadur. The event is presided over by the Prime Minister of India. In the meeting of Prakash Parv, the outline of programs …

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Lachit Borphukan, the great general of the Ahom kingdom

Lachit Borphukan, the great general of the Ahom kingdom Lachit Borphukan, the great general of the Ahom kingdom During a recent Assam election rally, the Prime Minister addressed the 17th-century Ahom General LachitBorphukanas India’s symbol of “self-reliant military power“. The Ahom dynasty was forced into a settlement in 1661 due to the invasions of Mir …

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Declaration of World Heritage Sites in India

Declaration of World Heritage Sites in India Declaration of World Heritage Sites in India At present, India has 42 sites listed under Tentative List which is a pre-requisite condition for inscription as World Heritage Site. ‘Dholavira: A Harappan City’ has been submitted for nomination of World Heritage Site in 2019-2020. Nomination dossiers of ‘Santiniketan, India’ …

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Demand to recognize Marathi as classical language

Demand to recognize Marathi as classical language Demand to recognize Marathi as classical language Recently Marathi language is being demanded to be recognized as a classical language. It is to be known that from the year 2013, the bill related to recognition of this language as classical language is pending with the Parliament. Key Points: …

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11th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2021

11th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2021 11th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2021  Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism, inaugurated the 11th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsavon 14 February 2021 at Cooch Behar Palace, West Bengal. Key Facts:  The 11th edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav is being organized from 14 to 28 February 2021 in …

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Birth Celebration of Sarojini Naidu

Birth Celebration of Sarojini Naidu Birth Celebration of Sarojini Naidu  Every year on 13 February, the birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu’s is celebrated. Key Points: Sarojini Naidu was born on February 13, 1879.In England, he attended King’s College in London and Girton College, Cambridge. She could not complete her education, but she was talented in …

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Vijayanagar becomes the 31st District of Karnataka

Vijayanagar becomes the 31st District of Karnataka Vijayanagar becomes the 31st District of Karnataka The Government of Karnataka has recently notified that, Vijayanagar has officially become the 31st district of Karnataka. It is headquartered in Hospet. Vijayanagar District: Vijayanagar is located in the Hyderabad-Karnataka region. The district is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where Hampi …

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Jallikattu (Jallikattu Tradition)

Jallikattu Assembly elections are due in Tamil Nadu, so now the parties have started showing interest in cultural festivals like Pongal and Jallikattu. Jallikattu Tradition: Jallikattu is a sport to tame a bull which is popular in Tamil Nadu. It is particularly popular in Madurai, Trichy, Theni, Pudukkottai and Dindigul, known as the Jallikattu belt. …

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Geographical indication – Cumbum Valley

Geographical indication – Cumbum Valley Geographical indication – Cumbum Valley  A registered farmers’ organization in the Theni district of Tamil Nadu has demanded a geographical indication (GI tag) for the grape species “CumbumPaneerThratchai”. Kambampaneerthratchai grapes “KambamPaneerThratchai” is a species of grape. Its main feature is that the cultivation of this grape continues throughout the year …

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