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Modern Indian History One Liner #01

✅ Modern Indian History One Liner
1. Lord Mayo was the only Viceroy of India to be murdered in office. While visiting the convict settlement at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands in 1872 for the purpose of inspection, he was assassinated by a Pathan convict.

2. Nana Phadnavis was an influential minister and statesman of the Maratha Empire during the Peshwa administration. He was called “the Maratha Machiavelli” by the Europeans.

3. Nana Phadnavis played a pivotal role in holding the Maratha Confederacy together in the midst of internal dissension and the growing power of British.

4. The song Jana-gana-mana, composed originally in Bengali by Rabindranath Tagore, was adopted in its Hindi version by the Constituent Assembly as the national anthem of India on Tuesday, 24 January 1950.

5. The National Anthem Jana Gana Mana was first sung in the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress on 27 December 1911.

6. Ghadar journal was published in Urdu in 1913. After this, it was published in English, Punjabi, Marathi and Pashto also.

7. Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule is a book written by Gandhiji in 1909 in his native language, Gujarati while traveling from London to South Africa.

8. In the year 1910, Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule was banned by the British on the ground of seditious text. It comprised his views on Swaraj, Modern Civilization, Mechanisation etc.

9. Sarojini Naidu presided over the Indian National Congress at the Kanpur session in 1925.

10. Jana Gana Mana was translated into Hindi by Abid Ali.

11. Barinder Kumar Ghosh was born at Norwood near London on 5th January in 1880.He was a younger brother of Aurobindo Ghosh. In 1906, to spread the revolutionary ideas and to provide fervor to the Swadeshi movement ,he started a Bengali weekly-“the jugantar”.

12. In 1933 Barindra Kumar Ghose launched English weekly, The Dawn of India. He was also associated with The Statesman newspaper and earned the title as a columnist.

13. In 1950 Barindra Kumar Ghose became the editor of the Bengali daily Dainik Basumati.

14. Hindu Mahasabha was founded in 1914 by Madan Mohan Malviya.

15. The first All India Hindu Mahasabha Conference was organized at Hardwar in 1915. The Sabha became more aggressive after 1929 and started propagating Hindu Rashtra which was totally differ from Gandhiji’s Ram Rajya.

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