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Guru Tegh Bahadur Biography For Kids

Guru Tegh Bahadur

Name: Guru Tegh Bahadur – (Baba) Tyag Mal Birthday: 21 April 1621 Amritsar, Punjab, Mughal Empire (present-day India) Parents: Guru Hargobind and Mata Nanaki Spouse: Mata Gujri Children: Guru Gobind Singh Died On: (Beheading) 24 November 1675 (aged 54) Delhi, Mughal Empire (present-day India) Known for: Hymns to Guru Granth Sahib Martyrdom for protecting religious freedom of Hindus of Kashmir …

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Indira Gandhi Biography For Students

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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Valmiki: Maharishi Valmiki Biography, Life History

Valmiki

Valmiki — Maharishi (the great sage) claims the distinction of being the author of the holy epic ‘Ramayana‘, consisting of 24,000 verses. He is also believed to be the author of Yoga Vasistha, a text that elaborates on a range of philosophical issues. Written approximately 500 years ago, it was taught to Lord Rama when He lost all the hopes …

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Narendra Modi Biography For Students

Narendra Modi - Biography, Political Career & Background

Narendra Damodardas Modi (born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and, since 2014, the current Prime Minister of India. He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014, and is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi. Modi, a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), is a Hindu nationalist and member of the …

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Phoolan Devi: Biography of Bandit Queen

Phoolan Devi

Name: Phoolan Devi (Bandit Queen) Born: 10 August 1963 – Jalaun district, Uttar Pradesh, India Died: 25 July 2001 (aged 37) New Delhi, Delhi, India (Assassination by shooting) Occupation: Human rights activist, Dacoit, Politician Parents: Devi Din (father); Moola Devi (mother) Spouse(s): Umed Singh, Vikram Mallah, Putti Lal Political party: Samajwadi Party Phoolan Devi (10 August 1963 – 25 July 2001), popularly …

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Bhupen Hazarika Biography For Students

Bhupen Hazarika Biography For Students

Name: Bhupen Hazarika (Sudha Konthi) Born: 8 September 1926 Sadiya, Assam Province, British India Died: 5 November 2011 (aged 85) Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Occupation: Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter, Composer, Singer, Music Director, Filmmaker Spouse(s): Priyamvada Patel (1 Child) Awards: Bharat Ratna (2019) (posthumously) Padma Vibhushan (2012) (posthumously) Padma Shri (1977) Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1992) Padma Bhushan (2001) …

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Sunita Krishnan Biography For Students

Sunita Krishnan Biography For Students

Name: Sunita Krishnan / Sunitha Krishnan Born: 1972 Bangalore, Karnataka, India Alma mater: St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore School of Social Work Roshini Nilaya Mangalore Occupation: Founder of Prajwala, Hyderabad Known for: Social activist, co-founder of Prajwala, an NGO that works for the rehabilitation of raped people and their children. Sunita Krishnan — Dr. Sunitha Krishnan who was born in 1972, …

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