Tag Archives: Greatest Writers of India

Hrishikesh Mukherjee Biography For Students

Hrishikesh Mukherjee Biography For Students

Hrishikesh Mukherjee (September 30, 1922–August 27, 2006) was a Hindi film director known for a number of films, including Anand, Abhimaan, Guddi, Gol Maal, Aashirwad, Bawarchi, Satyakam, and Namak Haraam. He was popularly known as Hrishi-da. Hrishikesh Mukherjee studied science in college, and graduated in chemistry. He taught mathematics and science for some time, but chose to begin working, initially …

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Sarojini Naidu Biography For Students

Sarojini Naidu

Born: Sarojini Chatterjee 13 February 1879 Hyderabad, Telangana, India Died: 2 March 1949 (aged 70) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India Nationality: Indian Political party: Indian National Congress Spouse(s): Govindarajulu Naidu (1898–1949) Alma mater: University of Madras; King’s College London; Girton College, Cambridge Occupation: Political activist, poet-writer Achievements: She was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National …

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Biography for Students

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Born: 25 December 1924, Gwalior, India Political affiliations: Janata Party (1977—1980); Bharatiya Jana Sangh (before 1977) Previous offices: Prime Minister of India (1998–2004) Books: Meri Ekyavan Kavitayen, Twenty-one Poems Awards: Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan Education: Lakshmibai College, DAV College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Atal Bihari Vajpayee (born 25 December 1924) is an Indian statesman, who served as the tenth Prime Minister …

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Rajkumar Hirani Biography For Students

Rajkumar Hirani

Rajkumar Hirani (born 1965) is a National Award and Filmfare Award winning Indian Director, screenwriter and film editor of Hindi films, best known for the films Munna Bhai MBBS (2003), Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006) and 3 Idiots (2009). Early Life & Education of Rajkumar Hirani: Rajkumar Hirani was born in Nagpur to a Sindhi family. His father Mr Suresh Hirani had …

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Mahatma Gandhi Biography For Students

Mahatma Gandhi - Biography, Indian Leader, Freedom Fighter

Mahatma Gandhi — Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Born: October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, India 1893: Goes to South Africa and battles for rights of Indians 1915-20: Begins his struggle for India’s Independence 1930: Leads hundreds on long Salt March to Dandi to protest a tax on salt 1947: Negotiatives an end to 190 years of British colonial rule in India Died: 1948, Killed by a fanatic opposed …

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P. Chidambaram Biography For Students

P. Chidambaram

Full Name: Palaniappan Chidambaram Born: 16 September 1945; Kandanur, Tamil Nadu, India Political Party: Indian National Congress Family: Nalini Chidambaram (Wife); Karti Chidambaram (Son) P. Chidambaram – Palaniappan Chidambaram (born 16 September 1945) is an Indian politician affiliated with the Indian National Congress and a former Union Minister of Finance of India. Chidambaram is a corporate lawyer and an important …

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Bal Gangadhar Tilak Biography, History, Achievements

Bal Gangadhar Tilak - Biography

Born: July 23, 1856 Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India Died: August 1, 1920 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Occupation: Author, Politician, Freedom Fighter, Social Reformer Political Party: Indian National Congress Movement: Indian Independence movement Achievements: Considered as Father of Indian National Movement; Founded “Deccan Education Society” to impart quality education to India’s youth; was a member of the Municipal Council of Pune, Bombay Legislature, …

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Girish Karnad Biography For Students, Children

Girish Karnad Biography For Students, Children

Full Name: Girish Raghunath Karnad Born: 19 May 1938 Matheran, Bombay Presidency, British India (now in Maharashtra, India) Died: 10 June 2019 (aged 81) Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Occupation: Playwright, Film Director, Film Actor Notable Works: Tughalak 1964, Taledanda Girish Raghunath Karnad was an Indian actor, film director, Kannada writer. He is the recipient of Jnanpith Award for Kannada, the highest literary …

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