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Biographies of Activist, Architect, Artist, Businessman, Celebrity, Classical Dancer, Doctor, Economist, Educationist, Explorers, Freedom Fighter, Journalist, Musician, Philosopher, Politician, President, Scientist, Social Worker, Spiritual Guru, Sports Person, World Leaders, Writer, Yoga Experts and much more.

Pandurang Shastri Athavale Biography, Indian Social Reformer

Pandurang Shastri Athavale

Pandurang Shastri Athavale, popularly known as Dada, is a philosopher cum social reformer. He is credited with being the founder of the Swadhyay Movement. Not present in the world anymore, Pandurang Shastri Vaijnath Athavale was known for giving extremely moving discourses on Srimad Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads. Infact, he tried to motivate his followers to spread the thoughts of Geeta …

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Shri Mridul Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj

Shri Mridul Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj

Shri Mridul Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj — Guruji Shri Mridul Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj is a spiritual leader and a Guru for many people around the world. Shri Mridual Krishna Shastri Ji’s melodious Bhajans awaken the inner light and bring out the divine presence. People gather in large number to hear his Bhajans and Kathas. His knowledge of Sanskrit and …

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Shri Gaurav Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj

Shri Gaurav Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj

Shri Gaurav Krishna Shastri Ji Maharaj — In the divine lineage of Swami Shri Haridasji, Gaurav Krishnaji was born on July 6, 1984 to Shradheya Mridul Krishna Goswamiji and Shrimati Vandana Goswamiji in Shri Dham Vrindavan, India. Born into a Vaishnav family of Acharyas, he has taken on the responsibilities as a messenger of God, and carried on the teachings …

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Sonia Gandhi Biography, Indian Politician

Sonia Gandhi Biography, Indian Politician

Sonia Gandhi (born Edvige Antonia Albina Màino, 9 December 1946) is an Italian-born Indian politician, who has served as President of the Indian National Congress party since 1998. She is the widow of former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi who belonged to the Nehru–Gandhi family. After her husband’s assassination in 1991, she was invited by Congress leaders to take …

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Mahatma Gandhi – Biography, Indian Leader, Freedom Fighter

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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Indira Gandhi – Biography, Early Life, Political Career

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi was the first women Prime Minister and an important world stateswoman. She was born in Allahabad, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. She was the only child of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. She was a great crusader of world peace. When she was just 13 years old, Indira organized a ‘Monkey Army’ (Vanar Sena) …

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Rahul Gandhi – Biography, Early Life & Political Career

Rahul Gandhi - Biography, Early Life & Political Career

Rahul Gandhi (born 19 June 1970) is an Indian politician and member of the Parliament of India, representing the Amethi constituency. Gandhi is the general-secretary of the Indian National Congress. He is the grandson of Feroze Gandhi and Indira Gandhi, and fourth generation scion of the Nehru Gandhi family. Rahul Gandhi was born in Delhi on 19 June 1970 as …

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Sardar Sobha Singh: Biography of Famous Indian Painter

Sardar Sobha Singh

Sardar Sobha Singh — One of the greatest Indian artists of twentieth century S. Sobha Singh was born on 29 Nov. 1901 at Sri Hargobindpur (Gurdaspur), India. it was here where S. Sobha Singh learned to draw and sculpt. In 1905, his mother Bibi Acchran died. His father S. Deva Singh died in 1917. He learnt and mastered painting by …

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Shaheed Udham Singh

Shaheed Udham Singh

Udham Singh, a revolutionary nationalist, was born Sher Singh on 26 December 1899, at Sunam, in the then princely state of Patiala. His father, Tahal Singh, was at that time working as a watchman on a railway crossing in the neighbouring village of Upall. Sher Singh lost his parents before he was seven years and was admitted along with his …

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Bhagat Singh – Biography, Revolutionary & Freedom Fighter

Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh Biography Born: September 28, 1907, Punjab, India 1930: Threw bombs in Central Assembly Hall, protesting on imposing severe measures like the Trades Disputes Bill by the Britishers. 1930: Went on hunger strike to protest the inhuman treatment of fellow-political prisoners by jail authorities. 1930: Sukh Dev and Raj Guru, he was awarded the death sentence. Cremated on the bank …

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