Tag: 50th memorial day of Rajagopalachari

Important Days

Important Days  Veer Bal Diwas (26 December) India observed the first Veer Bal Diwas to commemorate the martyrdom of the sons of Guru Gobind Singh - Sahibzada Baba Zorawar Singh and Sahibzada Baba Fateh Singh. Last week of December is observed as Shaheedi Saptah - starting with the martyrdom of Guru Gobind Singh’s elder sons Sahibzada Ajit Singh and Sahibzada Jujhar Singh. Guru Gobind Singh (1671 -1708) was the 10th Sikh Guru born at Patna Sahib, Bihar. He created the Khalsa Panth and fought the battles of Anandpur (1700) and Chamkaur (1704) against Mughals. He wrote Zafrnamah in 1705. Note  Guru Gobind Singh’s 4 sons: Sahibzada Ajit Singh (1687 – 1705) Sahibzada Jujhar Singh (1691 – 1705) Sahibzada Zorawar Singh (1696-1705) Sahibzada Fateh Singh (1699-1705) All four of them were executed by Mughal forces before the age of 19. Eminent Persons  50th memorial day of Rajagopalachari Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin visited the photography exhibition by the Information and Public Relations Department on the premises of Anna Centenary Library to mark the 50th memorial day of Rajagopalachari, popularly known as Rajaji. About Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (December 10, 1878 to December 25, 1972) He was the last Governor-General of India as India became a republic in 1950 and also the first Indian-born Governor-General of Independent India.  In 1916, he formed the Tamil Scientific Terms Society, an organisation that translated scientific terms of chemistry, physics, mathematics, astronomy and biology into simple Tamil words. He became the chairperson of the municipality of Salem in 1917 and served there for two years. Chief Minister of Madras State from 1952-1954 Bharat Ratna – 1955.