B. R. Ambedkar

organised for him at Chowpatty beach on December 7, attended by hundreds of thousands of supporters, activists and admirers. A conversion program was supposed to be organised on 16 December,1956….

Bidhan Chandra Roy

…social work. At his Convocation Address on December 15, 1956 at the University of Lucknow, Dr. Roy said, “My young friends, you are soldiers in the battle of freedom-freedom from…

Sachin Tendulkar

…Pace Foundation in Madras (now Chennai) to train as a fast bowler, but Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee, who took a world record 355 Test wickets, was unimpressed, suggesting that…

K R Naraynan

…having been barred from attending because tuition fees were outstanding. The family lacked money to buy books and his elder brother K. R. Neelakantan, who was confined to home as…

Amartya Kumar Sen

…starvation among certain groups in society. His capabilities approach focuses on positive freedom, a person’s actual ability to be or do something, rather than on negative freedom approaches, which are…

Founder

…th standard and another book “Contributors to the Freedom of India” was a collection of portraits of 150 freedom contributors to memorise 150th anniversary of freedom struggle on 15th August…

Govind Ballabh Pant

…he helped a local parishad, or village council, in their successful challenge of a law requiring locals to provide free transportation of the luggage of travelling British officials. In 1921,…

Naik Jadu Nath Singh

…Jammu & Kashmir operations in the winter of 1947, the capture of Jhangar on December 24th, by the Pakistani raiders, placed them in an advantageous position in the Naushahra sector….

Lotus Temple

…be appropriate for the siteThe major part of the funds needed to buy this land was donated by Ardishír Rustampúr of Hyderabad, who gave his entire life savings for this…