Wednesday, May 3, 2017

6 May - Day in History of India and Importance

Special Event on 6 May 2013
Bharat Bhawna Divas - Sing National Anthem Jana Gana Mana at 10 am

1529 - Babar defeated Nawab Nusrat Shah, King of Bengal

1680 - Coronation of Chatrapati Rajaram Maharaj

1944 - Mahatma Gandhi was released unconditionally from Aga Khan Palace, Pune.

1948 - India rejected UN plan for plebiscite in Kashmir.

1952 - Dr. Babu Rajendra Prasad was elected as President by the First Lok Sabha of India

1967 - Dr. Zakir Hussain was elected President

1993 - Violence in Orissa state secretariat. Chief Minister manhandled.

Special Event on 6 May 2013
Bharat Bhawna Divas - Sing National Anthem Jana Gana Mana at 10 am


Motilal Nehru (1861)

Motilal Nehru is the father of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India.

Motilal Nehru was born on May 6, 1861. His parents were  Gangadhar Nehru and  Jeevarani. The Nehru family were living in Delhi for several generations. Gangadhar Nehru was a kotwal in that city. During India's independence struggle of 1857, Gangadhar Nehru  left Delhi with his family and moved to Agra. He died in February 1861 and his youngest child, Motilal, was born three months later. Motilal's brother became a lawyer first and educated his brother to become a lawyer also. Motilal Nehru became a successful lawyer and joined Congress party for India's freedom struggle. He became President of the Congress Party twice.

Gagan Narang,

Updated 6 May 2017, 27 March 2015

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