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Bal Gangadhar Tilak Biography For Students

Bal Gangadhar Tilak - Biography

Name: Bal Gangadhar Tilak 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 …

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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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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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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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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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Romila Thapar Biography For Students

Romila Thapar Biography For Students, Children

Romila Thapar (born 1931) is an Indian historian whose principal area of study is ancient India. After graduating from Panjab University, Thapar earned her doctorate under A. L. Basham at the School of Oriental and African Studies, the University of London in 1958. Later she worked as Professor of Ancient Indian History at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, where …

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Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Biography For Kids

Jagadguru Rambhadracharya - Biography, Religious Leader, Educator

Jagadguru Rambhadracharya — Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Swami Rambhadracharya, born 14 January 1950 as Giridhar Mishra, is a Hindu religious leader, educationist, Sanskrit scholar, polyglot, poet, author, textual commentator, philosopher, composer, singer, playwright and Katha artist based in Chitrakoot, India. He is one of four incumbent Jagadguru Ramanandacharya, and has held this title since 1988. Rambhadracharya is the founder and head of Tulsi …

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