Guru Nanak Jayanti
- Guru Nanak is the first Guru of the Sikhs.
- Guru Nanak Dev was a philosopher, yogi, householder, religious reformer, social reformer, poet, patriot and Vishwabandhu.
- His followers address him by the names Nanak, Nanak Dev Ji, Baba Nanak and Nanak Shah.
- Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born on Kartik Purnima in a village called Talwandi situated on the banks of river Ravi. Talwandi is a town in the Punjab state of undivided India.
- The name of Talwandi was later changed to Nankana after the name of Guru Nanak.
- Since childhood, signs of sharp intelligence were visible in him. Many miraculous events happened in his childhood, seeing which the people of the village started considering him as a divine personality.
- By the year 1521, Guru Nanak completed four travel cycles, in which he visited the main places of India, Afghanistan, Persia and Arabia.
First Everest winner of Madhya Pradesh
- Shri Bhagwan Singh had hoisted the Indian Tricolor and the flag of the Sports Department of Madhya Pradesh on the world’s highest mountain peak Everest on 19 May 2016.
Shiv Jyoti Arpanam Festival on March 1 – Ujjain
- ‘Shiv Jyoti Arpanam’ festival will be organised on the holy festival of Mahashivratri in Ujjain, the city of Lord Shri Mahakaleshwar.
- In this, on the banks of the Punya Salila Maa Kshipra, lamps will be lit from house to house in places of worship, temples and city.
- A target has been set to light 21 lakh earthen lamps on this auspicious occasion.
PERSONALITIES in NEWS
Shrimati Durgavai Vyam recently inaugurated the Maheshwari Festival at Mrignayani Amporium, Bhopal.
- Shrimati Durga Byam, a resident of Village Sunpari Patan under Kanrjia Vikaskhand, is famous all over the world for her paintings that give the message of ‘Pardhan Gond’ and ‘Environment Protection’
- The paintings made by her can be seen in museums ranging from London, Germany, USA to all over the countries. He has so far been given state level award 2002,
- Sudama Chakraborty was made the symbolic collector of Katni district for a day on 8th MarchDeath of Former Chief Justice Shri Lahoti
The country’s former CGI R C Lahoti passed away recently.
- He belongs to Guna in Madhya Pradesh, was the 35th CGI.
- He was appointed CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA on 1st June, 2004 and held the post till 31st October, 2005.
- HIRALAL J KANIA was the first Chief Justice of the country.
- Padma Vibhushan awardee Pandwani singer Teejan Bai performs at the ceremony
- Governor Shri Patel honored Pandwani singer Padma Vibhushan Dr. Smt. Teejan Bai, folk artist on International Women’s Day and presented her with a Tulsi plant.
- Dr. Teejan Bai, a Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan awardee
- Teejan Bai is an exponent of Pandavani in which she enacts tales from the Mahabharata, with musical accompaniments.
- Pandavani is a traditional performing art form of Chhattisgarh.
Awards of Teejan Bai:
- Padma Shri in 1987.
- Padma Bhushan in 2003
- Padma Vibhushan in 2019.
- Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1995.
- Fukuoka prize in 2018.
- The Fukuoka Prize is an award established by the city of Fukuoka (Japan).
Actor Shri Praveen Kumar Sobti passed away
- Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed grief over the death of actor Shri Praveen Kumar Sobti, who played the role of Bhim in the popular TV serial ‘Mahabharat’ and paid his respectful tributes to him.
- He also made the country proud at the Olympic and Commonwealth Games as a hammer and discus throw athlete.
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
- Dr. Rajendra Babu was born on 3 December 1884 in Jiradei village of the then Saran district (now Siwan) of Bihar.
- Dr. Rajendra Prasad became the first President of the country on 26 January 1950. In the year 1957, Rajendra Prasad became the President again.
- He held this highest post till the year 1962.
- In the same year, he left his post and went to Patna and started living in Bihar Vidyapeeth by doing public service.
- He passed away on February 28, 1963 in Patna.
Anuj Jain – National Informatics Center (NIC)
- Farmers’ Welfare and Agriculture Development Minister Shri Kamal Patel expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for conferring National Child Award to three young students of Madhya Pradesh.
- He congratulated and congratulated Anuj Jain of Harda for illuminating the name of the district and Madhya Pradesh.
Nightingale of India Smt. Sarojini Naidu : Birth anniversary
- Born on 13 February, 1879 in Hyderabad.
- Passed away on 2 March, 1949.
- Sarojini Naidu contributed to the Indian freedom struggle, became famous as the Nightingale of India.
- At the age of 13, Smt. Sarojini Naidu composed a poem called Lady of the Lake.
- ‘The Lady of the Lake’, which was thirteen hundred lines long.
- The ‘Nightingale of India’ won literary acclaim for her collection of poems.
- She appeared in the Hindi version of Meera 1945 to introduce MS Subbulakshmi to the North Indian audience.
- Naidu was the first woman governor in independent India. She became the governor of the Uttar Pradesh.
- Naidu was also part of the Round Table conference held in 1930 along with Mahatma Gandhi.
- Naidu was a multilingual and used to give her speech in English, Hindi, Bengali or Gujarati. Speaking in English in London’s Assembly, she had mesmerized the audience present there.
- Naidu’s efforts at acquiring freedom for the country had landed her in jail twice, first during the civil disobedience movement and then again during the quit India movement.
- Naidu’s first volume of poetry, The Golden Threshold (1905), was followed by The Bird of Time (1912), and in 1914 she was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
- She composed the poem “Lady of the Lake” at the age of 13. Smt. Naidu got the opportunity to study in London and Cambridge.
- The Golden Threshold was her first collection of poems.
- Her second and third collections of poems “Bird of Time” and “Broken Wing” made her a famous poet.
- Smt. Naidu led many national movements and also went to jail.
- She was a multilingual person and gave her speeches in English, Hindi, Bengali or Gujarati depending on the region. Speaking in English in the meeting at London, she had mesmerized all the audience present there.
- The Government of India also issued a postage stamp in her honor.
- Lala Hardayal was one of the leading revolutionaries of the Indian freedom struggle, who inspired and encouraged Indians living abroad to contribute to the country’s freedom struggle.
- He was born on October 14, 1884 in Delhi.
- He went to America and founded the Gadar Party. Lala Hardayal propagated the non-cooperation movement by establishing Deshbhakt Samaj (patriotic society) in London.
- He founded the Young Man India Association parallel to the ‘YMCA’.
- Lala Hardayal gave several lectures on Hindu philosophy at the University of California. American intellectuals used to call him a Hindu saint, sage and freedom fighter.
- In 1912, he was appointed Honorary Professor of Hindu philosophy and Sanskrit at Stanford University. While living there, he also published Gadar magazine.
- Lala Hardayal passed away on March 4, 1939 in Philadelphia, USA.
Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant
- Freedom fighter and senior Indian politician Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant
- Fourth Home Minister of India
- Awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1957.
- Main contribution as Home Minister was to restructure India into states according to language and to establish Hindi as the official language of India. He was born on September 10, 1887 in Khunt village in Shyamali Hills region of Almora district and passed away on March 7, 1961
Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay on His Death Anniversary
- Deendayal Upadhyaya (25 September, 1916 – 11 February, 1968) was an Indian politician
- Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has paid tribute to Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay on his death anniversary
Veerangana Jhalkari Bai Anniversary
- CM Paid homage to the brave warrior Jhalkari Bai on her anniversary.
Veerangana Jhalkari Bai
- Born on November 22, 1830 in Bhojla village near Jhansi.
- She was the commander of the Durga Dal, the women’s wing in the regular army of Rani Laxmibai.
- She was also a lookalike of Rani Laxmibai. For this reason, to mislead the enemy, she also used to fight in the guise of a queen.
- In the first freedom struggle of 1857, when Rani Laxmibai was surrounded by the British army, Jhalkari Bai showed wisdom, devotion and nationalism
Veerangana Avanti Bai Lodhi – Death Anniversary
- Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan paid homage to Veerangana Avanti Bai Lodhi on her death anniversary
- Rani Avanti Bai Lodhi was active in the revolt of 1857.
- Rani Avanti Bai, who became the architect of the liberation movement in Rewanchal, was the first female martyr.
- She fought continuously with the British. The British had to bow before her courage.
- Mandla and Ramgarh states became independent.
- The British sent troops from Nagpur to Ramgarh. Rani Avanti Bai’s army was much smaller than the British army. The British army surrounded Rani Avanti Bai, who stood on the front. The queen was forced to give her life by stabbing her in the chest.
- Rani Avanti Bai did the work of igniting the flame of independence by making sacrifice to protect her subjects.
- The Central Government also issued a postage stamp on March 20, 1988 in the memory of Veerangana Rani Avanti Bai.
NARMADA Bargi Project is named after RANI AVANTIBAI SAGAR Project
- Rani Avanti Bai Sagar Project is erected at the Narmada River of Jabalpur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
- The first unit of power project is commissioned in 1988 with an installed and approved capacity of 90 Megawatt.
- The type of project is Major, as the total capacity is more than 25 MW. The power house is currently under working.
Tantya Mama’s Balaidan Diwas – Dec 4
- December 4 is the Balidan Divas of Amar Shaheed Tantya Mama.
- CM visited Patalpani in Indore district to pay tributes to him on December 4.
- Title of Robin Hood.
- Born on the soil of MP in Khandwa district.
- His last rites were performed at Patalpani near Mhow in Indore district.
Statue of Tantya Mama in Patalpani
- Governor and CM Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan paid homage by unveiling the statue of Tantya Mama at Patalpani, the place of work of Tantya Mama, the great leader of the tribal pride and freedom movement on his martyrdom day on Gourav Diwas on 4th December.
- After this, they will attend the death anniversary programme of Tantya Mama at Nehru Stadium Indore.
- 4th December – Gaurav Diwas
- Tantya Mama – Tribal Hero was also called Indian Robin Hood
- Location: Patalpani
Jan-Nayak Bhagwan Birsa Munda
- Born on 15 November 1875
- Ulihatu village of Jharkhand.
- Fought against British rulers.
- By his service, Lord Birsa Munda had become ‘Dharti Aaba’ i.e. ‘Earth Father’ in his area.
- By playing a leading role in the national movement, ‘Dharti Aaba’ Birsa Munda, came to be considered as God.
Acharya Vinoba Bhave : Death anniversary
- Paid homage to Bharat Ratna Late Acharya Vinoba Bhave on his death anniversary.
Acharya Vinoba Bhave
- Original name was Vinayak Narahari Bhave.
- Born on September 11, 1895.
- Freedom fighter, social worker and famous Gandhian leader of India.
- Title of Acharya
- Considered the spiritual successor of Mahatma Gandhi.
- Spent the last years of his life in the ashram of Pawanar, Maharashtra.
- Started the Bhoodan movement.
- Imprisoned in the Nagpur Jhanda Satyagraha.
- Vinoba Bhave was rich in scholar and thoughtful personality. He also deeply observed, contemplated the modern principles of economics, politics and philosophy.
- First person to receive the International Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership in 1958.
- Passed away on November 15, 1982.
- In 1983, he was posthumously awarded the country’s highest civilian award “Bharat Ratna.”