Author: Abhishek Singh

Biography of Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi was a freedom fighter, a nationalist, a visionary and mass leader. His followers cut across the demographic divisions of caste, religion or culture. They came and still are from different classes of society, from poor to the affluent. Every word of Gandhiji was followed devotedly as a command by millions of Indians. His biography isn’t only a biography but also a rule book of morality and conduct, teaching us how to deal with adversities in the strongest way possible, yet at the same time clinging to our principles. Facts about Mahatma Gandhi Full Name: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Date of Birth: October 2, 1869 Place of Birth: Porbandar, British India (now Gujarat) Date of Death: January 30, 1948 (aged 78) Place of Death: Delhi, India Cause of Death: Assassination by Nathuram Godse Professions: Lawyer, politician, freedom activist, writer Religion: Hindu Spouse: Kasturba Gandhi (m: 1883; died: 1944) Children: Harilal Gandhi (1888-1948), Manilal Gandhi (1892-1956), Ramdas Gandhi (1897-1969) and Devdas Gandhi (1900-1957) Father: Karamchand Uttamchand Gandhi (1822-1885) Mother: Putlibai Gandhi (1839-1891) Schooling: Primary School in Rajkot Law Degree: From University College London (1888-1891) In South Africa: As a Civil Rights Activist (1893-1914) Indian Independence Struggle: 1915-1947 Political Party: Indian National Congress Childhood, Early Life and Adolescent Gandhiji was born on 2nd October 1869 at Porbandar Gujarat in a Gujarati modh baniya family. He was the youngest of the four children...

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Struggle of Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa

Journey of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to India Departure from India After Graduating in Law from the University College, London at the age of 22, Mahatma Gandhi was called to the Indian bar council in June 1981. Bad news was waiting for him upon arrival, as he learned that his mother (Putlibai) had died when he was in London and that his family had chosen not to inform him. Nevertheless, he decided to start his law practice from Bombay; though, he wasn’t successful as he failed to cross examine witnesses due to his shy nature. Gandhi decided to return to Rajkot, Gujarat and earn a living by petitions for litigations. However, there also he had to stop in middle when he ran into conflict with an English officer named Sam Sunny. It was in 1893 when luck again seemed to favour Gandhi. A wealthy merchant named Dada Abdullah, from Kathiawar Gujarat, with a successful shipping business in South Africa, contacted him. Abdullah’s distant cousin in Johannesburg needed a counselor; someone preferably from the Kathiawar region. After inquiring about his salary he was informed that he will be paid £ 105 and travel expenses. Gandhi readily accepted and set sail to South Africa in April 1893 at the age of 23. Arrival in Africa and the Ordeal It was in late May 1893 that Gandhi landed in Durban. From...

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Essay on Ayushman Bharat Yojana

Ayushman Bharat Yojana was launched on 23rd September 2018 as the flagship scheme addressing the healthcare system. The scheme is sponsored by the central government and functions as an umbrella for two other major health initiatives, namely Health and Wellness centers and National Health Protection (NHPS) scheme. The scheme comes under the Ayushman Bharat Mission of the Ministry of Youth and Family Welfare, Government of India.  The National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) itself contains several other schemes, namely, Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), National Health Insurance Scheme or Rashtriya Swasthaya Bima Yojana and Employees’ State Insurance Scheme (ESIS) among others. Short and Long Essay on Ayushman Bharat Yojana in English We have provided below short and long essay on Ayushman Bharat Yojana in English. The Essays have been written in simple language to let the reader easily understand the technical aspects of the scheme and understand its significance. After going through the Ayushman Bharat Yojana essay you will know what is Ayushman Bharat Yojna; what does it aims for providing; which section of the society is the scheme going to benefit the most and how; which the governing authority of the scheme; What other sub schemes are included under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana etc. The information this gathered from these essays can be used by the school/college students in essay writing or debate, to earn appreciation from teachers and...

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Essay on Fit India Movement

“Fit India Movement” was launched by the Prime Minister, Sri Narendra Modi on Thursday, 29th August 2019 on the occasion of National Sports Day. It was launched at 10 A.M. amid a colourful ceremony at the Indira Gandhi Stadium complex in New Delhi. Events included India’s traditional dance performances, martial arts and sports performances and much more. The function was attended by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Youth Affairs and sports – Mr. Kiren Rijiju along with several sports awardees of 2019 and guests from the film industry. The main idea behind the concept, as the Prime Minister had said, is to encourage people to become more physically active and sporty. Short and Long Essay on Fit India Scheme in English We have provided below Short Essay on Fit India Movement of varying lengths in English. The essays are written in simple English, keeping in mind the need of primary and upper primary level students. They are easily memorable and presentable. After going through Fit India Scheme essay you will have all the useful information on the movement i.e. its launch date and objective; when and where was the movement inaugurated; who inaugurated the scheme; which dignitaries were present at the launch; what message was send in the public; what effects of the movement are seen etc. You can use these essays in speech giving or debate...

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World Teacher’s Day

World Teachers Day is an annual event celebrated on 5th October. Instituted in 1994, the day commemorates the signing of the recommendations concerning the Status of Teachers by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) and ILO (International Labour Organization). A new recommendation was formulated in 1997 to include the status of higher education teaching personnel. It was called “The UNESCO Recommendation Concerning the Status of Higher Education Teaching Personnel (1997)”. World Teachers Day is thus celebrated to raise concern for the improvement of the status of educators of the world. It aims for the holistic improvement of teachers including their methods of teaching, their social status and also their higher studies. World Teacher’s Day 2019 World Teacher’s Day 2019 will be celebrated on Saturday, 5th October under the UNESCO’s guidelines. The theme of the World Teachers Day 2019 is – “Young Teachers: The Future of the Profession.” An event on the occasion will take place at the Paris Headquarters of UNESCO on Monday, 7th October. A panel discussion will be held on how to attract people towards teaching profession and what necessary policy changes are required for it. Similar such global events are organized by the UNESCO in collaboration with UNICEF, UNDP and other partners. Why is World Teacher’s Day Celebrated? /History On 5th October 1966, the UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) and...

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