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अंतरराष्ट्रीय मज़दूर दिवस – International Labour Day in Hindi

अंतरराष्ट्रीय मज़दूर दिवस - International Labour Day in Hindi

अंतरराष्ट्रीय मज़दूर दिवस अर्थात् मई दिवस (May Day) 1886 में शिकागो में आरंभ हुआ। मज़दूर मांग कर रहे थे कि काम की अवधि आठ घंटे हो और सप्ताह में एक दिन का अवकाश हो। इस दिन मज़दूर हड़ताल पर थे। इस हड़ताल के दौरान एक अज्ञात व्यक्ति ने बम फोड़ दिया तत्पश्चात् पुलिस गोलाबारी में कुछ मजदूर मारे गए, साथ …

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Labour Day

Labour Day

Labour Day — May Day, the first day of the month of May is celebrated all over India as a spring fertility festival to honour goddess spring. The day also commemorates the “International Worker’s Day” which has a historic significance. It is also a day of political protests. May Day is otherwise observed as a saint’s feast day or a day …

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Akshaya Tritiya, Akha Teej, Navanna Parvam

Akshaya Tritiya

Akshaya Tritiya, which falls on the third day of the bright half of the pan Indian lunar month of Vaishakha of the traditional Hindu calendar, is one of the most important days of the year for the Hindus. Also known as Akha Teej or Navanna Parvam, it’s in the month of late April or early May that Akshaya Tritiya is …

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Manav Ekta Diwas, Human Unity Day – 24 April

Manav Ekta Diwas, Human Unity Day - 24 April

Every year April 24th is celebrated as Manav Ekta Diwas or Human Unity Day in whole Nirankari world. The day is the anniversary of the sacrifice by Baba Gurbachan Singh Ji for the entire Humanity. Baba Gurbachan Singh Ji was a great saint who preached human brotherhood through spiritual awakening of masses. Since his assassination, people all over the world …

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Vallabh Acharya Jayanti

Vallabh Acharya Jayanti

Vallabhacharya Jayanti is celebrated because of a popular belief that on this day, Lord Krishna in the form of Shrinathji was seen by Vallabhacharya, who is said to be the founder of Pushti Sect. Vallabhacharya Jayanti is observed on the Magh Shukla Paksha Pratipada. Lord Krishna is said to be the supreme God and it was considered that his blessings …

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Varuthini Ekadashi, Baruthani Ekadashi

Varuthini Ekadashi

Varuthini Ekadashi also known as Baruthani Ekadashi usually falls on Ekadashi during the month of Chaitra or Vaishakha. Prayers and rituals mark this day and devotees worship Vamana avatar of Lord Vishnu in a special way. Baruthani Ekadashi: Scriptural Reference A reference of this Ekadashi has been made in Bhavishya Purana. God Krishna narrates the relevance of this to King Yudhisthira …

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World Earth Day – Date, Significance, Themes

Earth Day

World Earth Day is the largest, most widely celebrated international environmental event. Earth Day helps celebrate Earth’s unique place in the universe. It is the only planet in our solar system teeming with incredible biodiversity. Learning about and protecting this biodiversity is what Earth Day is all about. People all over the world celebrate our efforts to protect plants and …

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World Heritage Day – 18 April

World Heritage Day - 18 April

Ancient monuments and buildings in the countries make them stand tall on world map. These are an asset to value for. World Heritage Day is a collective effort of the communities in the world to do the needful for these invaluable assets. The day takes an opportunity to hoist awareness about the assortment of cultural legacy and the efforts that …

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World Haemophilia Day – 17 April

World Haemophilia Day - 17 April

April 17 is celebrated as World Haemophilia Day across the globe by Haemophilia organizations. Celebration of this day is a broad step to increase awareness among the people around the world about the hereditary genetic disorder called Haemophilia. World Haemophilia Day – 17 April The World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH) decided to observe 17 April as World Haemophilia Day in …

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Bohag Bihu

BINU DANCE OF BAHAG BIHU

The Rongali Bihu is the most important among all the three Bihus. As it falls on the Assamese month of Bohag, it is also called the Bohag Bihu. This Bihu falls in the middle of April during the beginning of the Assamese month Bohag. It is celebrated to mark the beginning of the agricultural season. The Assamese New Year also …

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